22 October 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing Signs Letter Of Intent To Sell Gear Facility Boeing 22 Oct 1999 -- The Boeing Company and Derlan Industries Limited have signed a letter of intent for Derlan to purchase most of the assets of Boeing Precision Gear, Inc. (BPGI), located in Bedford Park, Ill., for an undisclosed sum. BPGI is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company in Seattle.
- 22 October 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 22 Oct 1999
- SECURITY COUNCIL ESTABLISHES UN MISSION FOR SIERRA LEONE TO AID WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF LOME PEACE AGREEMENT 22 October 1999 Press Release SC/6742 -- The Security Council this morning established the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) with immediate effect for an initial period of six months.
- UNSC to Establish Peacekeeping Mission in Sierra Leone By William Kramer USIA 22 October 1999 -- The U.N. Security Council unanimously resolved October 22 to establish a United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) and approved a new mandate for regional efforts to implement a shaky peace agreement.
- UNHCR TIMOR Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- The United Nations Refugee Agency, U-N-H-C-R, says anti-independence militias are preventing thousands of East Timorese refugees in West Timor from going home.
- GUSMAO RETURNS Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- Seven years after his capture and imprisonment by Indonesian security forces, Xanana Gusmao returned to his devastated but still defiant homeland.
- SECURITY COUNCIL, IN PRESIDENTIAL STATEMENT, CONDEMNS AFGHANISTAN'S TALIBAN FOR JULY MILITARY OFFENSIVE, SHELTERING TERRORISTS 22 October 1999 Press Release SC/6743 -- Responding to the Secretary-General's September report on the situation in Afghanistan, the Security Council this afternoon: condemned the Taliban for their July military offensive and for sheltering terrorists; expressed grave concern about outside interference in the Afghan conflict; and called for immediate steps to improve the human rights situation and halt the significantly increasing cultivation and trafficking of illegal drugs.
- U-N - AFGHANISTAN Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- The United Nations Security Council is once again expressing its serious concern about the situation in Afghanistan.
- UNHCR / CHECHNYA REFUGEES Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- The United Nations Refugee Agency says the humanitarian situation in southern Russia for tens of thousands of Chechen refugees in Ingushetia is growing worse.
- U-S-CHECHNYA Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- The United States is appealing to Russia and the Chechen guerrillas to seek peace talks after the rocketing of an open-air market in the Chechen capital Groszny Thursday that killed or wounded hundreds of civilians.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says Moscow's troops were not responsible for a series of explosions that killed more than 100 people in the Chechen capital, Grozny.
- U-N- SIERRA LEONE Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- The United Nations Security Council voted today (Friday) to authorize a peacekeeping force for Sierra Leone, the largest such force in several years.
- SIERRA LEONE / MEDIA Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- A report by the International League for Human Rights says the end of the civil war in Sierra Leone has not improved the situation of the country's media.
- ANGOLA / WAR Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- A top official of Angola's UNITA rebel movement says rebel forces will fight on despite the loss of their key strongholds in the country's Central Highlands.
- NIGERIA / ETHNIC TENSION Voice of America 22 October 1999 -- These demands have also given birth to several regional or ethnic independence movements which have threatened to pull out of the Nigerian federation if the government does not address their concerns.
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