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26 January 2000 Military News

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  • IVORY COAST / AIDS Voice of America 26 January 2000 -- Ivory Coast's army has lost the equivalent of one battallion to the AIDS virus in the past five years -- more than 400 men, or ten soldiers a month.

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  • Security Council Presidential Statement 26 January 2000 -- The Security Council reiterates its call for the immediate cessation of hostilities and the orderly withdrawal of all foreign forces from the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in accordance with the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement.
  • U-N CONGO STATEMENT Voice of America 26 January 2000 -- The United Nations Security Council today (Wednesday) issued a statement calling for full implementation of the cease-fire agreement in Congo-Kinshasa and promising quick action on a plan to increase the U-N presence in that troubled central African nation.
  • SECURITY COUNCIL, IN PRESIDENTIAL STATEMENT, EXPRESSES DETERMINATION TO SUPPORT LUSAKA PEACE AGREEMENT IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO Press Release SC/6791 - 26 January 2000 -- The Security Council this afternoon expressed its determination to support implementation of the July 1999 Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and its intention to act promptly along the lines recommended by the Secretary-General in his report to the Council.
  • Text: UNSC Expresses Support for Lusaka Peace Agreement in DRC USIA 26 January 2000 -- The United Nations Security Council on January 26 expressed its determination to support the implementation of the July 1999 Lusaka Cease-fire Agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and its intent to act promptly on recommendations proposed by U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan in his report to the council.

  • MOSCOW IS ATTENTIVELY STUDYING THE RESOLUTION ADOPTED ON JANUARY 24 BY THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION CONCERNING RUSSIA 26.01.2000 -- Regrettably, it contains a number of unjustified reproaches leveled at our country in relation to the anti-terrorist operation being conducted in Chechnya. Based on one-sided evaluations, moreover, decisions and recommendations have been adopted whose realization may have an adverse effect on the state of relations between Russia and the EU.
  • ON THE COURSE OF THE ANTI-TERRORIST OPERATION IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS 26.01.2000 Participants: SERGEI V. YASTERZHEMBSKY Acting RF President assistant on informational-analytical work of federal executive organs engaged in the conducting of an anti-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus VALERY L. MANILOV - First Deputy Head of the Russian Armed Forces General Staff, Colonel General; MIKHAIL V. MARGELOV - Chief of the Russian Information Centre (Rosinformcentr) - We are presenting a new model of operation today. The Russian authorities have been seeking a more efficient model of informing the population and the media about developments in the North Caucasus with allowance for the international experience. The model, can be said, to have been formed.
  • MORE THAN HALF OF RUSSIANS DISAGREE WITH ALLEGATIONS THAT RUSSIA VIOLATES HUMAN RIGHTS DURING ITS COUNTER-TERRORIST OPERATION IN CHECHNYA VTsIOM 26.01.2000 -- On January 21-24, 2000, the All-Russia Centre for Public Opinion Studies, or VTsIOM, conducted a regular representative public opinion poll among Russia's adult population (18-year and older people).
  • RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 26 January 2000 -- Russian forces are being hampered by heavy snow and fierce rebel resistance as they push ahead with their all-out assault on the Chechen capital, Grozny.
  • RUSSIA / CHECHNYA / JOURNALIST Voice of America 26 January 2000 -- A reporter for the U-S financed Radio Liberty is missing in Chechnya. Correspondent Andrei Babitsky, well known for his independent dispatches from Chechnya, disappeared nearly two weeks ago after filing a series of dispatches from inside the Chechen capital, Grozny.

  • THAILAND-HOSPITAL SIEGE Voice of America 26 January 2000 -- Thai authorities are denying published reports that at least some of the Burmese dissidents killed in a hostage rescue attempt were executed after surrendering.
  • BOSNIA WAR CRIMES Voice of America 26 January 2000 -- Appeals judges at the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal today/Wednesday have struck five years off the sentence of a Bosnian Serb convicted of murdering and persecuting non-Serbs 8 years ago.

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