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More nations advising citizens to leave Japan

In Breaking News on March 17, 2011 at 3:01 AM

USA TODAY – 16/03/2011 [LINK]

No more trust on the “moderate levels of radiation” at Tokyo: joining previous suggestions from Germany, France and Switzerland, now other countries are requesting their citizens to leave the zone.

Lufthansa even is diverting all Tokyo flights to other Japanese cities.

 

 

[EXTRACTS]

“We call on all Germans to leave the region of Tokyo and Yokohama via Osaka,” German Foreign Ministry spokesman Andreas Peschke told a regular government briefing Wednesday.

 

 

Tuesday, Germany’s Lufthansa began diverting all Tokyo flights to other Japanese cities.

 

 

State media reported the Czech Republic dispatched military planes to Japan to evacuate about 100 people and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, which is touring in Japan.

 

 

 

 

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