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02 June 1999 Military News

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  • Boeing Wins Joint Stars Aircrew Training Contract Boeing 02 Jun 1999 -- The Boeing Company has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to provide the 93rd Air Control Wing (ACW) with E-8C Joint STARS aircrew training and courseware development services. The 93rd ACW is located at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

Other Conflicts

  • 2 June 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 02 Jun 1999
  • INDONESIA ELECTION / EAST TIMOR Voice of America 02 June 1999 -- ASIA'S LARGEST PRIVATE ELECTION MONITORING GROUP SAYS A SMOOTH GENERAL ELECTION IN EAST TIMOR IS ESSENTIAL, IF THERE IS TO BE A FAIR AUTONOMY REFERENDUM IN THE TROUBLED TERRITORY IN AUGUST. INDONESIA ENTERS ITS LAST DAYS OF ELECTION CAMPAIGNING.
  • NIGERIA / ETHNIC CLASH Voice of America 02 June 1999 -- NIGERIA HAS SENT MILITARY REINFORCEMENTS TO THE VOLATILE NIGER RIVER DELTA AREA, FOLLOWING SEVERAL DAYS OF DEADLY CLASHES BETWEEN RIVAL ETHNIC GROUPS. REPORTS FROM THE CITY OF WARRI, SOUTHEAST OF LAGOS, SAY MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED IN THE FIGHTING.
  • LANKA / TAMIL TIGERS Voice of America 02 June 1999 -- SRI LANKA'S TAMIL TIGER REBELS HAVE DENIED MEDIA REPORTS OF A PLOT TO ASSASSINATE THE PRESIDENT OF THE INDIAN CONGRESS PARTY, SONIA GANDHI.
  • OCALAN TRIAL Voice of America 02 June 1999 -- KURDISH REBELS SAY THEY ENDORSE PEACE CALLS MADE BY THEIR LEADER, ABDULLAH OCALAN, WHO IS ON TRIAL FOR TREASON ON A SMALL TURKISH PRISON ISLAND IN THE SEA OF MARMARA. THE REBELS MADE CLEAR THEY WILL NOT SURRENDER THEIR ARMS UNLESS THE TURKISH GOVERNMENTS AGREES TO THEIR DEMANDS FOR POLITICAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS.

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