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10 April 1999 Military News

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  • AFGHAN TALKS Voice of America 10 April 1999 -- THE TALEBAN LEADERSHIP IN AFGHANISTAN HAS RULED OUT THE POSSIBILITY OF FURTHER TALKS WITH THEIR OPPOSITION, DEALING A BLOW TO HOPES FOR A PEACEFUL RESOLUTION OF THE COUNTRY'S LONG CIVIL WAR.
  • ERITREA PRESIDENT Voice of America 10 April 1999 -- ERITREA'S PRESIDENT SAYS THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST PUT MORE PRESSURE ON ETHIOPIA TO END THEIR BORDER WAR. BOTH SIDES HAVE AGREED TO A REGIONAL PEACE PLAN, BUT THERE IS STILL NO PEACE.
  • MEXICO ZAPATISTAS Voice of America 10 April 1999 -- THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT'S CHIEF PEACE NEGOTIATOR FOR THE CHIAPAS DISPUTE, EMILIO RABASSA, IS APPEALING TO THE ZAPATISTA REBEL MOVEMENT TO ALLOW HEALTH CARE TO HELP INDIGENOUS PEOPLE WITHIN THEIR SPHERE OF INFLUENCE.
  • EAST TMOR/VIOLENCE Voice of America 10 April 1999 -- EAST TIMOR'S SENIOR BISHOP CARLOS BELO HAS DELAYED RECONCILIATION TALKS OVER THE FUTURE OF THE TERRITORY UNTIL A CEASEFIRE. DESPITE THE CALL TO PUT DOWN ARMS THERE WAS MORE VIOLENCE IN EAST TIMOR ON SATURDAY.

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  • IRAN/ASSASSINATION Voice of America 10 April 1999 -- THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF IRAN'S ARMED FORCES, BRIGADIER-GENERAL ALI SAYID SHIRAZI, WAS KILLED AS HE LEFT HIS HOME SATURDAY MORNING. THE MURDER IS LATEST IN A STRING OF ATTACKS AGAINST IRANIAN OFFICIALS IN RECENT MONTHS.



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