France has not yet issued such a request. Kwai D’Orsay plans to advise the French against traveling to the country.
As the United States announced on Friday that a Russian invasion of Ukraine could take place before the end of the Beijing Olympics, many European countries have invited their compatriots to leave Ukraine.
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Thus, the United States ordered most of the staff of the US Embassy in Kiev to leave, and invited their compatriots to leave Eastern Europe as soon as possible. Joe Biden has called on his countrymen to “get out now.”
The United Kingdom, but also Germany made a request. Example followed by the Netherlands, Italy and Norway.
Meanwhile, the Belgian Foreign Ministry has strongly advised on its website: “Citizens currently in Ukraine and their reserves do not need to leave the country.”
Message taken by the Ministry of Luxembourg.
Call not taken by France
Outside Europe, Australia, Japan and Israel have also called on their compatriots to leave Ukraine. Canada also temporarily closed its embassy in Kiev.
For its part, France has not yet called for such action. The French Foreign Ministry, Quai d’Orsay, is urging French people not to leave the country. As for the French already in Ukraine, the authorities assure that France has the means to ensure their safety if the situation worsens.
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