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Belarus Denies Visa To German Diplomat


http://gdb.rferl.org/9bc6a1be-ca3a-4673-8a55-2e2b6f3c8658_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/9bc6a1be-ca3a-4673-8a55-2e2b6f3c8658_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) December 19, 2006 -- Belarus has barred a German diplomat from entering the country.


Officials at the Belarusian Foreign Ministry declined to explain why they had refused a visa to Holger Kraemer, who is currently employed at the German Foreign Ministry.


Kraemer worked at the German Embassy in Minsk from 2000 to 2004, during which time he frequently attended anti-government demonstrations.


(dpa)

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