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Re: Venezuela denies visa for 16.5 Israeli Valeria Patiuk to play junior G1 tournamen

Originally Posted by chingching View Post
I don't think Israel deserves to be where it is but that is hardly Israel's fault but more America's
It's probably because Israel has been known to treat the original owners of the land with very little respect that Venezuela said no, but that isn't Patiuk's faul
NO clear reason has been given for the refusal, but according to this article Israeli have received travel visa to Venezuela.

No we can't find a reason why thsi 16-years old player is refused visa


"What astounds me is that I know of many Israelis who receive visas to Venezuela through a third country but because this is an official sports delegation they're making it difficult for us. Unfortunately, the ITF is not putting enough pressure on them because if you sanction an international tournament in Venezuela, the host country should make sure that every tennis player can compete there without prejudice".

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