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Around 60,000 Japanese citizens currently reside in South Korea, the news outlet reported. About 38,000 are long-term residents, while roughly 19,000 are tourists or short-term visitors.
"If the U.S. decided on a military strike against the North, the Japanese government would start moving toward an evacuation on its own accord regardless of whether the American plans are public," a Japanese government source told the Nikkei Review.
Japan's proposed plan is comprised of four steps: seek to limit unessential travel to South Korea, discourage all travel to the South, advise Japanese citizens to evacuate and encourage them to shelter in place.
originally posted by: Plotus
suggested or not, it would be prudent at this juncture.
It's coming down to war. Only the most naive would think otherwise. One morning we will wake up to war raging on NK, or perhaps it will happen in the morning or mid day. Never the less if the South Koreans wish to survive, they need to evacuate. no mystery here.
This is the scary part. It really seems like the decision to go to war has been made, and the only question is when exactly the war will start, and what will be the official "trigger" event.