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Diplomatic mission sent under a protecting power, signed as an "interests section" and headed by a "principal officer". Edit or translate this description.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal


Use to specify the type of embassy or diplomatic mission. This tag is used for a diplomatic mission sent under a protecting power per the Vienna Convention. A "protecting power" is a country that represents another sovereign state in a country where it lacks its own diplomatic representation. The diplomatic mission will bear a sign identifying it as an interests section. Headed by a "principal officer".

How to map

Requires diplomatic=embassy with office=diplomatic and amenity=embassy on a node or on an area.