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15 April 1999 Military News

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  • 15 April 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 15 Apr 1999
  • PRESS CONFERENCE SPONSORED BY BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA United Nations 15 Apr 1999
  • PRESS BRIEFING ON EAST TIMOR United Nations 15 Apr 1999
  • SECURITY COUNCIL BLAMES UNITA FOR ANGOLA CRISIS By Judy Aita USIA 15 April 1999 -- The Security Council April 14 blamed UNITA for the failure of the peace process in Angola and restated its long-standing demand that the rebels allow the dos Santos government to control the entire country.
  • ANGOLA/ZAMBIA Voice of America 15 April 1999 -- ZAMBIA'S PRESIDENT SAYS HIS COUNTRY AND NEIGHBORING ANGOLA HAVE AGREED TO HOLD TALKS TO REDUCE TENSIONS OVER ANGOLAN CHARGES THAT ZAMBIA IS AIDING THE "UNITA" REBEL GROUP.
  • U-N / TIMOR POLL Voice of America 16 April 1999 -- THE UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL ENVOY FOR EAST TIMOR SAYS (THURSDAY) HE IS DETERMINED NOT TO ALLOW RECENT VIOLENCE TO SET BACK PLANS FOR AN AUTONOMY POLL IN THE TERRITORY LATER THIS YEAR.
  • TURKEY / ISLAMISTS / KURDS Voice of America 15 April 1999 -- TURKEY'S ISLAMIST VIRTUE PARTY IS EXPECTED TO WIN SCORES OF PARLIAMENTARY SEATS IN THE THE KURDISH SOUTHEASTERN REGION IN NATIONAL ELECTIONS ON SUNDAY. THE PARTY IS SPREADING A MESSAGE OF RECONCILIATION BETWEEN TURKS AND KURDS.
  • ETHIOPIA / ERITREA OPPOSITION Voice of America 15 April 1999 -- THE PRESIDENT OF ERITREA SAYS ETHIOPIA AND SUDAN ARE TRYING TO OVERTHROW HIS GOVERNMENT. BUT ETHIOPIA SAYS IT IS GIVING ONLY POLITICAL SUPPORT TO ERITREAN OPPOSITION GROUPS.
  • COLOMBIA/PLANE Voice of America 15 April 1999 -- IN COLOMBIA, ANOTHER THREE HOSTAGES HAVE BEEN RELEASED BY LEFT-WING GUERRILLAS IN THE MASS HOSTAGE TAKING THAT BEGAN MONDAY WHEN A COLOMBIAN AIRLINER WAS HIJACKED AND FORCED TO LAND IN THE COUNTRYSIDE.

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  • BRITAIN / PINOCHET Voice of America 15 April 1999 -- BRITAIN'S JUSTICE MINISTER HAS RULED THAT FORMER CHILEAN LEADER AUGUSTO PINOCHET CAN FACE EXTRADITION TO SPAIN ON CHARGES OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY.
  • INDIA / POLITICS Voice of America 15 April 1999 -- DEBATE BEGAN IN INDIA'S PARLIAMENT THURSDAY OVER THE FATE OF PRIME MINISTER ATAL BEHARI VAJPAYEE'S 15-MONTH COALITION GOVERNMENT.



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