• Kyodo, JIJI


Japan’s justice minister said Tuesday that the government has accepted eight people displaced by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine into the country, following an earlier announcement by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to do so as Tokyo ramps up its humanitarian support.

“We will work together with the relevant ministries and agencies so that we can proactively and swiftly accept” evacuees from Ukraine, Justice Minister Yoshihisa Furukawa said at a parliament session.

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