Ukraine introducing national emergency for 30 days

13:57, 25 March 2020
Ukraine
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This is a nationwide measure / Photo from UNIAN

"Today, the Cabinet is considering issues related to the introduction of a national emergency and switching the state system of civil protection to emergency mode," Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said at a government meeting on Wednesday, March 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"The emergency is to last for 30 days. Accordingly, we also plan to extend all quarantine measures for 30 days," he added.

The prime minister also said that an emergency should not be confused with a state of emergency.

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