Germany unveils visa regime for 2006 World Cup

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18 January 2006, BERLIN - The German Foreign Ministry has completed its visa plans for the upcoming World Cup and informed the 11 countries affected, it was confirmed Wednesday.

18 January 2006

BERLIN - The German Foreign Ministry has completed its visa plans for the upcoming World Cup and informed the 11 countries affected, it was confirmed Wednesday.

Fans from Angola, Ivory Coast, Ecuador, Ghana, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Serbia and Montenegro, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia and Ukraine will all require entry visas to follow their teams.

Referees, players and other officials from listed countries will also be subject to visa restrictions but the German government has promised to make the process as un-bureaucratic as possible.

The World Cup, which runs June 9 to July 9, will see 32 nations competing in 12 German cities.

DPA

Subject: German news

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