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Japan started on Friday granting entry to Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion even if they do not have a relative or acquaintance in Japan who can act as a guarantor, the government said.

The change to the original policy of requiring displaced people to have a guarantor was made at a meeting of relevant ministries and agencies given the humanitarian crisis that has led millions of Ukrainians to flee the country due to the ongoing war.

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