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15 July 2006 Military News

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  • Bush Calls Upon Hizballah To Lay Down Arms Washington File 15 Jul 2006 -- President Bush said the Hizballah terrorist group is responsible for the increased violence in the Middle East. He called on the organization to stop fighting, and on neighboring Syria to exert its influence over the group.
  • Bush, Putin Differ Over Israeli Attacks VOA 15 Jul 2006 -- President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin say they are both working to stop Middle East violence
  • Israel Strikes New Targets in Lebanon VOA 15 Jul 2006 -- Israel on Saturday carried out air strikes against targets across Lebanon, killing at least four civilians
  • Middle East: UN team holds talks in Cairo on need to defuse crisis UN News Centre 15 Jul 2006 -- Aiming to help defuse the current crisis in the Middle East, a three-person team dispatched by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the region held talks today with key Arab countries in Cairo.
  • Russia Concerned About Wider Middle East Conflict RFE/RL 15 Jul 2006 -- Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov warned today of what he said was a "real threat" that the other countries in the region could be drawn into the escalating Middle East crisis.
  • Top leaders of ruling alliance, Maoists hold talks in Nepal IRNA 15 Jul 2006 -- Top leaders of Nepal's ruling multi-party alliance and Maoists held a fresh round of informal talks here Saturday in an attempt to resolve differences on issues like arms management and monitoring of ceasefire blamed for impeding the progress of peace process.
  • We will fight for a federal state: Nepalese Maoists IRNA 15 Jul 2006 -- Influential Maoist leader Badal, alias Ram Bahadur Thapa, Friday said that the CPN-Maoists would continue their "struggle" until a federal governance system without the king was attained.
  • Russia Calls On Chechen Rebels To Disarm RFE/RL 15 Jul 2006 -- The head of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has called on Chechen separatists to disarm and give up their fight against the government by August 1.
  • Chechen militants asked to enter talks before August 1 RIA Novosti 15 Jul 2006 -- Members of illegal armed formations in Chechnya have been invited to enter negotiations with local or federal authorities, the head of the Federal Security Service said Saturday.

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  • Russian WTO Bid Remains Stalled VOA 15 Jul 2006 -- Russian and U.S. trade negotiators have failed to reach agreement on Russia's accession into the World Trade Organization, but presidents Putin and Bush say they remain committed to the goal of Russia's eventual membership



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