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In a rare move for Japan, a country not known for accepting many refugees, 20 Ukrainians who had initially fled to neighboring Poland arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday on a government aircraft in hopes of finding a safe and secure place away from their war-torn country.

The move to fly in refugees is part of Japan’s diplomatic efforts to highlight its willingness to provide support to Ukraine despite its geographical distance from the country compared with other Group of Seven nations.

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