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Indonesia / East Timor / Violence / Cease-Fire #431765

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Aug 29, 1999
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(Studio: Andria Hall) Report introduced.

(Dili, East Timor: Maria Ressa) Plans for loyalists and separatists in East Timor, Indonesia, to have a cease-fire during independence elections reported; details given of the exodus of people fleeing the violence in East Timor; scenes shown from across East Timor. [Presidential spokeswoman Dewi Fortuna ANWAR - says Indonesia cannot force East Timor to remain as part of Indonesia.] The question of greater self-rule or independence outlined. [Militia commander Cansio LOPES de Carvalho(thru translator) - says he killed rebels, not innocent civilians.] [Militia commander Eurico GUTTERES(thru translator) - says there is a civil war.] [Pro-independence leader Xanana GUSMAO(thru translator) - says the violence is orchestrated.]

Hall, Andria;
Ressa, Maria

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