Background notes, Vatican City

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StatementUnited States Department of State, Bureau of Public Affairs ; [editor, Joanne Reppert Reams]
SeriesDepartment of State publication -- 8258. Background notes series, Department of State publication -- 8258, Department of State publication
ContributionsReams, Joanne Reppert, 1950-, United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs, United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs. Editorial Division
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Pagination4 p. :
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