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UN On East Timor

Excerpt From Daily Press Briefing Of Office Of Spokesman For Secretary-General

East Timor

Thirty more civilian police monitors arrived in East Timor over the weekend, and 74 United Nations Volunteers (UNVs) were expected to arrive today. The 70 UNVs who arrived a week ago, as well as the 70 police who arrived in two batches over the past two weeks, have already been deployed to the field.

There were no new reports of intimidation over the weekend reported to the United Nations mission. The deployment of United Nations police is expected to gradually stabilize the situation.

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