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23 April 1999 Military News

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  • 23 April 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 23 Apr 1999
  • REPORTERS NOTEBOOK: AFRICA / PEACEKEEPING Voice of America 23 April 1999-- "NARALAND" IS A SIMULATION -- PART OF THE BIGGEST PEACEKEEPING MILITARY EXERCISE EVER STAGED ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT.
  • AUSTRALIA / EAST TIMOR Voice of America 23 April 1999-- AUSTRALIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE WARNED GOVERNMENT LEADERS IN MARCH THAT INDONESIAN SOLDIERS HAVE BEEN DIRECTLY LINKED IN VIOLENCE IN THE FORMER PORTUGUESE COLONY OF EAST TIMOR. THE ACCUSATION IS CONTAINED IN A SECRET DOCUMENT LEAKED FRIDAY.
  • U-N / TIMOR AGREEMENT Voice of America 23 April 1999-- PORTUGAL AND INDONESIA SAY (FRIDAY) THEY HAVE REACHED AGREEMENT ON AN AUTONOMY PLAN FOR EAST TIMOR. THE AGREEMENT FOLLOWS A ROUND OF UNITED NATIONS-SPONSORED TALKS IN NEW YORK.
  • AUSTRALIA / EAST TIMOR UPDATE Voice of America 23 April 1999-- AUSTRALIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE WARNED GOVERNMENT LEADERS IN MARCH THAT INDONESIAN SOLDIERS HAVE BEEN DIRECTLY LINKED TO VIOLENCE IN THE FORMER PORTUGUESE COLONY OF EAST TIMOR. THE ACCUSATION IS CONTAINED IN A DOCUMENT LEAKED FRIDAY.
  • EAST TIMOR : HOW IT HAPPENED Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia 23 April 1999 -- For decades after independence, Indonesian governments had been content, like the Dutch before them, toleave the poverty-stricken and neglected enclave in their archipelago in Portuguese hands. But when Fretilin overran the colony by force, the Indonesian Government became thoroughly alarmed.
  • ERITREA DEPORTEES Voice of America 23 April 1999-- IN THE PAST YEAR OF FIGHTING, ETHIOPIA HAS DEPORTED THOUSANDS OF ERITREAN NATIONALS, SAYING THEY ARE SECURITY THREATS. MANY OF THOSE PEOPLE ARE FINDING IT HARD TO READJUST TO LIFE BACK IN ERITREA.
  • AFGHAN U-N Voice of America 23 April 1999-- THE UNITED NATIONS SAYS FUNDING SHORTAGES ARE SEVERELY AFFECTING RELIEF AND REPATRIATION EFFORTS FOR AFGHAN REFUGEES. PAKISTAN IS STILL SHELTERING MORE THAN A MILLION REFUGEES AS THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN DRAGS ON.

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