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Polish visa center opens in Crimea

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July 10, 2012, 12:32 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

A center for receiving Polish visa applications opened in Simferopol on July 9, the main information policy department of the Crimean Council of Ministers has reported.
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SIMFEROPOL – A center for receiving Polish visa applications opened in Simferopol on July 9, the main information policy department of the Crimean Council of Ministers has reported.

At the center, which is located at 28 Peremohy Avenue, residents of Crimea will be able to get visas for Poland and Europe under a simplified scheme.

"The opening of the visa center will contribute to the further development of international cooperation between Ukraine and Poland and significantly expand contacts between Crimea and European countries," the department said.

Polish visa centers are already operating in Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Ternopil, Kyiv, Odesa, Rivne, Lutsk, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv and Khmelnytsky.

According to the department, the diplomatic missions of seven countries and three representative offices of international organizations are currently operating in Crimea.

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