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Gemalto embarks on Turkish ePassport Program

In June 2010, Gemalto announced its selection by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey for its ePassport program.

Gemalto provides its Coesys Issuance solution for the personalization of new electronic passports for Turkish citizens, including the certificate authority solution and associated integration services.

For Turkey’s 72.5 million citizens, electronic passports are issued for new applications as well as renewals as of June 1, 2010. Gemalto deployed the Coesys Issuance personalization solution in two service centers in Turkey: one located on the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the other housed in the Turkish Police center in Ankara. Gemalto has also undertaken the training of the staff operating the solution.

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