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The EU has asked some diplomats to leave Ukraine

The European Union (EU) has demanded that non-emergency workers leave the diplomatic mission in Ukraine. The EU has issued similar instructions to its staff after several countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, asked their citizens to leave Ukraine. However, EU spokesman Peter Stano said they had not issued a formal order. News AFP.

The United States and Western nations say Russia has deployed hundreds of thousands of troops along Ukraine’s border. The country could launch a military operation in Ukraine at any time. However, Russia has repeatedly denied the allegations. The country says Moscow has no plans to attack Ukraine. Meanwhile, several countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway and Latvia, have asked their citizens to leave Ukraine, fearing a Russian military strike.

The European Union (EU) said in a statement on Friday that the EU’s ambassador to Ukraine, Matthew Masikas, had sent an e-mail to EU staff urging them to leave the country. In an e-mail, he wrote, “The expatriate colleagues, except for the emergency workers, will leave Ukraine and join the work from outside the country.”

“We will continue to assess the situation,” EU spokesman Peter Stano said in a statement. We will see if there is a favorable situation for our staff to stay safe. At the same time, intensive discussions and coordination will be maintained with the EU member states.

“We are not removing workers,” said Peter Stano, who advised non-emergency workers to leave Ukraine. Workers who are not engaged in emergency work are being offered the opportunity to work outside the country. ‘
The EU delegation has been working in Kiev since 1993. They are working to improve the alliance’s relations with Ukraine.