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DATE=9/11/1999 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT TITLE=E. TIMOR (S) NUMBER=2-253753 BYLINE=KYLE KING DATELINE=JAKARTA CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: A five member U-N Security Council delegation is scheduled to meet with Indonesian officials later today (Sunday) in a last ditch effort to convince the government allow an international peacekeeping mission into East Timor. From Jakarta, VOA's Kyle King reports. TEXT: The Security Council team visited the violence ravaged province of East Timor Saturday with Indonesian armed forces chief, General Wiranto, who appeared to leave open the possibility that a peacekeeping force would be invited in. But Indonesia's U-N ambassador later ruled that out, saying his government did not feel an international force was necessary at this stage. The U-N Security Council team's visit to Jakarta comes amid growing calls for international action to halt the violence and killing that began in East Timor following last month's overwhelming vote for independence. President Clinton says he is reviewing economic ties with Indonesia. U-N human rights commissioner Mary Robinson has called for a war crimes tribunal to investigate violence by anti- independence militiamen. (Signed) NEB/KBK/PT 11-Sep-1999 22:12 PM LOC (12-Sep-1999 0212 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .





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