Japan prepares to evacuate citizens from South Korea in case of attack from North Korea, the media are writing

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotomasterskaya installation of a ballistic medium-range missiles during a military parade in Pyongyang. Archival photoJapan prepares to evacuate citizens from South Korea in case of attack from North Korea, the media are writing© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The Japanese government has started to review the evacuation plan and its American citizens from South Korea by sea to the island of Tsushima in the case of «emergency» on the Korean Peninsula. This is with reference to numerous government sources said the newspaper «Yomiuri».

The plan is developed in case the airport in Seoul will be blocked or may not function in an emergency situation, which is understood as the strike by the DPRK. In this case, in the territory of South Korea of Japanese citizens and the US can be evacuated to the port of Busan and from there by ships of the self-defense forces delivered to the Japanese island of Tsushima. In the future they will be transferred to the island of Kyushu.

The government of South Korea, where the memory of the events of world war II, forbids Japanese warships to enter its ports. This is the option of mooring a Japanese warship near a vessel of the United States, which is as common allies of Japan and South Korea could become a kind of mediator during the evacuation.

According to the publication, the plan has entered the stage of specific developments: on Tsushima were sent to the delegation of government officials that examined the possibilities of the island for reception. In particular, was viewed by hotels as well as the estimated supplies of water and food.

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