Oslo (AFP) – 12/02/2022. 01:17
Because of a dangerous situation, Norway calls on its citizens to leave Ukraine
- Norway on Friday called on its citizens to leave Ukraine immediately “because of a dangerous and unforeseeable situation”.
- Russia has amassed tens of thousands of soldiers at the border with its pro-Western neighbour
- Several countries, including the United States and Britain, asked their citizens on Friday to leave Ukraine
she called Norway On Friday, its citizens had to leave Ukraine immediately “because of a dangerous and unforeseeable situation,” with Russia amassing tens of thousands of soldiers at the border with its pro-Western neighbor. Oslo followed the example of other countries, which sent a similar invitation Thursday to its citizens.
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that it also appeals to its citizens not to travel or reside in any region of Russia located less than 250 km from the border with Norway. UkraineIt also appeals to them not to travel to Belarus, with the exception of the capital, Minsk.
The ministry stated that these travel advisories came into effect “immediately”.
Troops are massing near the former Soviet republic, raising fears of a Russian invasion, despite diplomatic efforts being made in recent weeks.
The level of tension between Washington and Moscow has reached its peak since the Cold War, and some US estimates say that about 130,000 Russian soldiers are massing in dozens of combat units near the border with Ukraine.
Several countries, including the United States and Britain, asked their citizens on Friday to leave Ukraine.