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Japan urges citizens to leave Ethiopia amid mounting tensions

Tokyo, Nov 30 (UNI/Sputnik) Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi called on citizens of his country who are currently in Ethiopia to leave it as soon as possible amid arising military tensions, adding that there have been no reports about Japanese casualties so far.
"It is true that Japan has sent experts from the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense to assess the situation in Ethiopia and collect data. Currently, commercial flights continue to fly. We urge Japanese citizens to leave this country," Hayashi said.
To date, no data about "physical damage" inflicted on Japanese nationals in Ethiopia has been confirmed, he added.
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