06 April 2002 Military News
- BUSH / ISRAEL VOA 06 Apr. 2002-- President Bush has called Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon with a strong message: halt your military offensive in the West Bank now
- ARAB LEAGUE / EMERGENCY VOA 06 Apr. 2002-- Members of the Arab League today (Saturday) called for an emergency meeting of the U-N Security Council as they considered ways to respond effectively to the escalating Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Meanwhile, protestors gathering outside the League's headquarters called for resolutions of their own.
- BUSH/BLAIR MIDEAST VOA 06 Apr. 2002-- President Bush is urging Israel to end incursions into Palestinian areas and withdraw its forces without delay
- RUSSIA / MIDEAST VOA 06 Apr. 2002-- Russia has offered support to Secretary of State Colin Powell on his upcoming trip to the Middle East, saying all diplomatic efforts must be made to stop the bloodshed there
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 06 Apr. 2002-- Fierce fighting continues in the West Bank cities of Jenin and Nablus on the eighth day of Israel's military offensive. The military campaign shows little sign of easing ahead of U-S Secretary of State Colin Powell's expected arrival next week
Defense Policy / Programs
- Bush, Blair Pledge Quest for Lasting Middle East Peace Washington File 06 Apr. 2002-- Both leaders said that Iraq's development of weapons of mass destruction constituted a clear and present danger that the world community could not ignore.
- KOREAS AGREEMENT VOA 06 Apr. 2002-- South Korea's presidential envoy says North Korea has agreed to revive the stalled inter-Korea peace process and resume talks with the United States. The comments by the South Korean envoy followed four days of talks in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang
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