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11 Jun 1999 description

ref: GVA/99/0056
REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE

11 Jun 1999 description

Georgian State Minister Vazha Lordkipanidze on 10 June said that Tbilisi's ambassador in Brussels has found support for adopting the "Kosovo pattern" for a resolution of the Abkhaz dispute, Prime-News reported. According to the Caucasus Press news agency, among those supporting this view are the U.S. and German ambassadors. PG
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11 Jun 1999 description

This report includes: A) FR Yugoslavia and region - Kosovo crisis B) Afghanistan C) Angola D) Central and East Africa: Congo/Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania E) Liberia F) Recently approved WFP EMOPs and PRROs.

11 Jun 1999 description

Brussels, 11 June 1999 - The International Crisis Group (ICG) welcomes the Military Technical Agreement between the International Security Force ("KFOR") and the governments of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the Republic of Serbia, but is deeply concerned that profound ambiguities and uncertainties in the UN Security Council resolution could compromise the security and opportunity for self-government of the Kosovar Albanians.

11 Jun 1999 description

This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson, Kris Janowski, at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations

11 Jun 1999 description

This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson, Kris Janowski, at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations.

11 Jun 1999 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 11 June (IRIN) - Ethiopia has denied reports it has occupied the south-central Somali town of Baidoa, but well-placed security and political sources said it was concentrating its forces there while its Somali ally, the Rahanwein Resistance Army (RRA), has gone in pursuit of the seriously diminished militia of Hussein Aideed and his Ethiopian rebel ally, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF).

11 Jun 1999 description

ASMARA, June 11 (Reuters) - Eritrea accused its neighbour Ethiopia on Friday of launching a major attack on its border, ending a short lull in their year-long conflict.

"There is heavy fighting on the central section of the Mereb-Setit (western) front, in the same place as the fighting a few weeks ago," Eritrean presidential adviser Yermane Gebremeskel told Reuters.

"The Ethiopians attacked yesterday morning, the fighting is continuing today," he said, without giving details of casualties.

There was no immediate comment from Ethiopia and no independent …

11 Jun 1999 description

News Article by DPA on June 11, 1999 at 10:28:13:

11 Jun 1999 description

By Evelyn Leopold

UNITED NATIONS June 11 (Reuters) - With the ink still drying on a Kosovo peace plan, the United Nations faces the daunting task of helping hundreds of thousands of refugees return to their homes and reconstruct their lives.

The Security Council, in a resolution on Thursday, authorized the world body to appoint a special representative to lead the civilian operation, expected to number several thousand aid workers, officials and police to resettle the refugees and set up a an "interim administration" in Kosovo.

"Let no one be in any doubt about the …

11 Jun 1999 description
report Council of Europe

STRASBOURG, 11.06.99 - COUNCIL OF EUROPE Parliamentary Assembly President Lord RUSSELL-JOHNSTON today welcomed the adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution, which followed the conclusion of the military agreement on the withdrawal of the Serb forces from Kosovo.

11 Jun 1999 description

"Although the refugees from Kosovo in FYR of Macedonia/UNHCR Kosovo peace agreement has been signed, it is unlikely that all refugees will have returned before temperatures start to drop," says UNDP Resident Representative, Jan Wahlberg.

11 Jun 1999 description

Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, who is minister for development assistance, said in Bonn on 10 June that Germany will provide nearly $20 million in aid to Albania. She noted that Albania will play a key role in the Balkan stability pact. She made her remarks after meeting with Albanian Minister for Economic Cooperation and Trade Ermelinda Meksi. PM
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11 Jun 1999 description
report UN Security Council

Press Release SC/6689

SECURITY COUNCIL ESTABLISHES MISSION IN EAST TIMOR TO CONDUCT 8 AUGUST 'POPULAR CONSULTATION' ON TERRITORY'S STATUS

Adopts Resolution 1246 (1999) Unanimously; Ballot to Decide on Special Autonomy or Separation from Indonesia

The Security Council this afternoon decided to establish the United Nations Mission in East Timor (UNAMET) to organize and conduct a popular consultation, scheduled for 8 August, to determine the Territory's future status, in keeping with the Agreement between Indonesia and Portugal of 5 May, and the Agreements between the …

11 Jun 1999 description

Press Release SG/SM/7024
Addressing Summit on Security of International Civil Service, Kofi Annan Stresses 'Safety and Security of Staff is Non-Negotiable Issue'

Following is the text of the address by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the second Summit on the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service, in New York on 9 June:

11 Jun 1999 description
report Mercy Corps

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11 Jun 1999 description
report IRIN

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