The ongoing crisis in Ukraine will have “a butterfly effect” on global security — including implications for China, Taiwan and Japan — Kyiv’s ambassador to Tokyo said Wednesday.

“What is going on in Europe and Eastern Europe and Central Europe is not just about Ukraine,” Ambassador Sergiy Korsunsky said during a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan in Tokyo. “It will definitely affect the global arena … as far as Japan, 10,000 kilometers away.”

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