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12 February 1999 Military News

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  • 12 February 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 12 Feb 1999
  • ETHIOPIA / ERITREA FIGHTING Voice of America 12 Feburary 1999 -- ETHIOPIA SAYS IT HAS NOW COMPLETED THE FIRST PHASE OF WHAT IT CALLS ITS COUNTER-OFFENSIVE, REGAINING GROUND IT SAYS IS ESSENTIAL FOR UPCOMING MISSIONS.
  • SIERRA LEONE / NEIGHBORS Voice of America 12 Feburary 1999 -- SIERRA LEONE'S INTERNAL CONFLICT IS HAVING AN EFFECT FAR BEYOND ITS BORDERS. THE WAR HAS FLOODED WEST AFRICA WITH REFUGEES. AND SOME SAY IT MAY ALSO THREATEN THE STABILITY OF OTHER COUNTRIES.
  • EAST TIMOR: 'INDONESIA'S SPLENDID OPPORTUNITY' USIA Foreign Media Reaction Daily Digest February 12, 1999 -- Commentators viewed the current moment as a "splendid"--if problematic--opportunity for Jakarta to resolve the issue of East Timor, which was annexed by Indonesia in 1976 after Portugal abandoned the territory in 1975.

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