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Walesa plans to accept peace prize in person

Lech Walesa said in an interview with Norwegian television that he has decided to go to Oslo to accept his Nobel Peace Prize on Dec. 10. Earlier, he had said he would send his wife or another relative to accept the reward. He made his statements in Poland on Wednesday, hours after Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jerzy Urban told journalists that it was not the policy of the Polish government to refuse reentry permits to Poles living abroad as long as they did not engage in anti-Polish activities.

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