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Visa issue tougher

The foreign ministry advised Slovak embassies and consulates abroad to tighten rules on the issue of visas, and ensure they were not given to anyone who could "act negatively" on Slovak territory. The measure is part of the country's preparation for a possible war in Iraq.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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