The Dutch ministry of foreign affairs acknowledged on Saturday it was once shifting its embassy in Ukraine to Poland to be particular the safety of its workers after Russia’s invasion of the expert-Western country.
“International affairs minister Wopke Hoekstra has decided that ambassador Jennes de Mol and his personnel will at once plug to Jaroslaw, on the Polish aspect of the border with Ukraine, to continue their work there,” the ministry acknowledged in an announcement.
Ahead of the Russian invasion, The Hague had already moved its embassy in Kyiv to Lviv, 70 kilometres (40 miles) from the Polish border in the west of Ukraine final Sunday.
Since then, nearly 30 Dutch electorate residing in Ukraine own contacted the embassy for aid, either for amble paperwork, advice on shifting to Poland, or merely for food or somebody to refer to, the ministry acknowledged.
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However the order was once now changing into “more and more unhealthy in Lviv”, too, the ministry acknowledged, along side that the authorities would continue to aid any Dutch electorate wanting to depart Ukraine.
“If critical and the security difficulty permits, personnel people will furthermore inappropriate over to the Ukrainian aspect of the border to produce assistance.”
The Netherlands had urged its electorate to depart Ukraine on February 12.
“Our advice to Dutch electorate is gentle to depart the country if it is stable to remain so, or if no longer, to own a study a stable map,” the ministry acknowledged.
“It’s no longer a gaggle apart a query to of the Dutch government evacuating other folks.”