Tuesday, March 4, 2014

For Filipinos in Ukraine: DFA raises alert level 2

Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. Del Rosario today raised crisis alert level 2 (restriction phase) for Ukraine in view of ongoing tensions in that country.

Ukraine conflict
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Filipinos in Ukraine are advised to restrict nonessential movements, avoid public places, closely monitor developments, and prepare for possible evacuation.

In an official statement, the Philippines expressed its deep concerns regarding developments in Ukraine and calls on all parties to exercise restraint, not to escalate through the use of force, and follow obligations under international law.

The Philippines urges all parties to resolve the crisis through dialogue.

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