Spain to send plane to evacuate citizens from Japan
Spain's government said Friday it will send a plane to evacuate Spanish citizens trapped in Japan following the nuclear accident at Fukushima.
"During the course of the morning, preparations will be finalised to send off a plane that the government will place, free of charge, at the disposition of Spanish citizens who wish to leave" Japan, a government statement.
A number of countries in recent days have organised the evacuation of their citizens from Japan following the crisis at the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant.
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