Israel evacuating relatives of embassy staff in Ukraine

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JERUSALEM, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Israel said on Friday it was evacuating relatives of staff at its embassy in Kyiv, citing "an aggravation of the situation" in an apparent reference to the crisis between Ukraine and Russia.

The Foreign Ministry statement further urged Israelis to avoid travelling to Ukraine and those there to "to avoid areas of tension".

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