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Japan on Wednesday closed its embassy in Syria and withdrew all diplomatic staff amid the worsening security situation, the Foreign Ministry said.

The embassy’s staff was moved to Jordan, from where Japan’s operations for Syria will be carried out for the time being, the ministry said.

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