17:00 08 Dec 2022

Ukraine will receive unique paper for historical documents restoration from Japan

Japan provides Ukraine with the unique awagami paper, which is used to restore historical documents, free of charge.

The Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan, Serhiy Korsunsky, announced this on his Facebook page.

He said that the paper is made in the Japanese province of Tokushima. It is used by archives all over the world, and there is a huge queue to get exactly awagami paper.

The ambassador noted that at the request of the Central State Historical Archive of Ukraine in Lviv, they turned to the leadership of the Japanese province to provide an opportunity to buy 8,500 sheets of this paper out of turn.

And the vice-governor of Tokushima province announced that the paper would be provided to Ukraine free of charge.

The ambassador noted: "Before the end of the year, the first batch will arrive in Poland, and then it will be sent to Lviv."

He also noted that seven Ukrainians found refuge, life and work in this Japanese province.


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