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The government is considering new measures to support Ukrainians who have fled to Japan — such as assistance with finding work, accommodation and education for their children in order to help them settle in the country — as dozens arrive in Japan to be with their families and friends.

Officials said Tuesday they are arranging to grant entry to Ukrainians affected by the Russian invasion even if they have no relatives or acquaintances in Japan who can act as a guarantor. The government plans to weigh each case on its merits and issue short-term stay visas on a case-by-case basis as exceptions.

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