The US State Department announced Monday evening that diplomatic staff in Lviv, western Ukraine, will spend the night in Poland.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken had earlier relocated US Embassy staff from Kyiv to Lviv, a city near Poland, due to Russian military buildup around Ukraine.
The agency did not give further details about the latest resettlement arrangements, except to say that “our staff will return regularly to continue their diplomatic work in Ukraine and provide services.” urgent consular service”.
A spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, also told journalists on Monday that the organization is allowing the “temporary relocation” of some non-essential staff and dependents in Ukraine. , which has about 1,500 employees, most of them Ukrainian nationals, and nearly 1,200 dependents.
Of the staff, he said, about 100 were in two eastern breakaway regions.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/22/world/europe/us-diplomatic-staff-have-relocated-from-ukraine-to-poland.html American diplomats moved from Ukraine to Poland.