27 July 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing Delivers Updated F-22 Avionics Software Package Boeing 27 Jul 1999 -- Boeing has delivered an updated F-22 avionics software package, called Block 2, to its 757 Flying Test Bed ahead of schedule.
- 27 July 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 27 Jul 1999
- U.S. Senate to Consider Bill to Push Peace Process in Sudan By Jim Fisher-Thompson USIA 27 July 1999 -- A bill aimed at ending the 16-year civil war in Sudan and reforming the delivery of humanitarian aid was introduced in the Senate July 27 by Senator Bill Frist, a heart surgeon who has done voluntary medical work in the embattled nation.
- SUDAN FAMINE Voice of America 27 July 1999 -- U-N aid agencies are warning that tens of thousands of people in southern Sudan may die of famine if the Sudanese government doesn't lift its ban on flights across the Upper Nile.
- EAST TIMOR - UNHCR Voice of America 27 July 1999 -- The Indonesian government has asked the United Nations Refugee Agency - U-N-H-C-R -- to look after tens of thousands of displaced people in Timor.
- TURKEY - KURDS Voice of America 27 July 1999 -- Turkey's top military official has denied reports that Turkish air-force jets bombed a Kurdish rebel base in Iran.
- CONGO FIGHTING Voice of America 27 July 1999 -- Rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are reporting fresh fighting in the north of the country.
- U-N - ANNAN - ANGOLA Voice of America 27 July 1999 -- United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been looking for ways to revive the Angolan peace process following a year of deteriorating security and humanitarian conditions in Angola.
- AFGHAN FIGHTING Voice of America 27 July 1999 -- Fighting has increased since last week's United Nations-sponsored peace talks between the Taleban and the opposition ended without any progress towards establishing peace
- STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT July 27, 1999 -- I welcome the announcement by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) that Ethiopia and Eritrea have accepted the OAU Framework Agreement and the Modalities for its implementation, and agreed to steps proposed by the OAU to facilitate implementation of the Agreement.
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