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Over 500,000 refugees fled Ukraine : UN

Just Earth News | @indiablooms | 28 Feb 2022, 06:26 am Print

Over 500,000 refugees fled Ukraine : UN Ukraine Refugee


Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: More than 500,000 people have left Ukraine and arrived in neighboring countries since the start of the Russian military operation, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on Monday.

"More than 500,000 refugees have now fled from Ukraine into neighbouring countries," he tweeted.

The United Nations Human Rights Council said on Monday it will hold emergency debates on the situation in Ukraine in Geneva on March 3.

Earlier in the day, the UN agency decided to hold the debates in a 29-5 vote. And 13 states abstained.