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04 June 1999 Military News

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  • 4 June 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 04 Jun 1999
  • Background Questions and Answers Regarding East Timor IssuesDepartment of Foreign Affairs Indonesia 04 June 1999 -- In August 1975, the colonial authorities in Dili, in a most irresponsible manner, simply packed up and left East Timor, after allowing the situation in the territory to deteriorate to the point of civil war. Portugal was, in fact, guilty of practically instigating civil war by secretly turning over its arms andammunition to one particular minority group, FRETILIN.
  • TURKEY / TRIAL Voice of America 04 June 1999 -- THE TRIAL OF KURDISH REBEL LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN HAS BEEN ADJOURNED UNTIL TUESDAY (6/8) TO ALLOW PROSECUTION LAWYERS TO PREPARE THEIR FINAL ARGUMENTS. FRIDAY'S SESSION WAS DISRUPTED BY AN OUTBURST FROM FAMILIES OF VICTIMS OF THE REBEL ATTACKS.
  • ALGERIA / MILITANTS Voice of America 04 June 1999 -- ALGERIAN PRESIDENT ABDELAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA IS EXPECTED TO SET OUT CONDITIONS FOR REACHING AN ACCORD WITH THE ISLAMIC SALVATION ARMY. THE A-I-S, ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S MAIN MILITANT FACTIONS, HAS RECENTLY SIGNALED ITS OWN WILLINGNESS TO COME TO TERMS WITH THE GOVERNMENT.

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