In Brussels, the European Union told the unnecessary employees from its diplomatic mission in Ukraine that they should leave the nation, but it has not issued an evacuation order.
According to the information provided by the spokesman, the decision of the residents of Europe has taken place after the United States and Britain advised their nationals to leave Ukraine after the White House warned that it believes Russian forces are in a position to attack in the coming days.
Peter Stano mentioned, “We continue to assess the situation as it grows in line with the duty of care we have towards the staff and it close talk and coordination with the EU member states,”
“We are not vacating. For the very first time being, the unnecessary workers have been provided by chance to telework from outside the nation.”
Along with this, the European Union has had a delegation in Kyiv since 1993 to encourage the relations between the bloc and Ukraine.
The current European Union ambassador is Estonian diplomat Matti Maasikas.
As per the data provided by the European Union Observer, on Friday, Maasikas has shared an email imploring, “All ex-pat colleagues with the exception of the important staff… to leave Ukraine ASAP to telework from outside the nation.”
Furthermore, a teleconference will be held to discuss the situation was called on Friday with the leaders of the United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Poland, Romania, France, Germany, the European Council, the European Commission as well as NATO.