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1) UNTAET chief urges refugees, Militiamen to return home 02/06/00 (Lusa) JAKARTA - Sergio Vieira de Mello, East Timor's UN administrator, pled Wednesday for refugees in Indonesia, including anti-independence paramilitaries, to return home, pledging their safety.

2) Jakarta and Dili 'should develop trade ties 02/06/00 (Jakarta Post) JAKARTA - Speaking to journalists after meeting President Abdurrahman Wahid, Sergio de Mello said that the most important item on his economic agenda was the trade relations between East Timor and Indonesia.

3) New Zealand gives more aid to East Timor 02/03/00 (New Zealand Government) New Zealand is to provide NZ$500,000 to help train East Timorese officials working in key government and community services, says Associate Foreign Minister Matt Robson.

4) TNI claims Thones' death still puzzling 02/06/00 (Jakarta Post) JAKARTA - The cloud of mystery surrounding the death of Dutch reporter Sander Thoenes thickened on Wednesday when a former East Timor military commander said doctors had found no gunshot wounds in the slain journalist's body.


5) European Council of Ministers on East Timor 02/06/00 (EU-U.S. Summit Queluz) We have expressed concern about the difficult situation that prevails in West Timor and have encouraged Indonesian authorities to disarm pro-integration militias and to bring to justice human rights violators.


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