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Japan mulls sending SDF aircraft to Poland to support Ukrainian evacuees 

  • April 14, 2022
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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Nikkei, Yomiuri, and Asahi wrote that the GOJ is considering sending an SDF aircraft to countries receiving evacuees from Ukraine such as Poland to transport blankets and other humanitarian relief supplies there in response to a request from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. The operation would be part of international humanitarian relief operations based on the Peacekeeping Operations Law. The SDF is planning to mobilize a C-2 transport plane for the mission, which could continue for a while. The GOJ plans to discuss the plan at an NSC meeting before approving it at a cabinet meeting.   

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