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January 29, 1991
BRITAIN, using a meeting of European Community finance ministers in Brussels as its forum, appealed to other EC countries to help pay the large costs of British efforts in the war. GERMAN Finance Minister Theo Waigel said his country will soon announce more aid involving the allies. He refused to say how much would be provided. Germany has been criticized for not doing more to help the war effort. In GREECE and TURKEY, meanwhile, there were bombings that may be linked to the U.S.
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December 3, 2000 | From Associated Press
Britain announced Saturday that it will forgive more than $1.43 billion in debt from 41 of the world's most impoverished countries--provided that they can ensure the money goes toward health care, education and the alleviation of poverty. Treasury chief Gordon Brown said the move will help create a "virtuous circle of debt relief, poverty reduction and sustainable economic development."
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December 3, 2000 | From Associated Press
Britain announced Saturday that it will forgive more than $1.43 billion in debt from 41 of the world's most impoverished countries--provided that they can ensure the money goes toward health care, education and the alleviation of poverty. Treasury chief Gordon Brown said the move will help create a "virtuous circle of debt relief, poverty reduction and sustainable economic development."
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January 29, 1991
BRITAIN, using a meeting of European Community finance ministers in Brussels as its forum, appealed to other EC countries to help pay the large costs of British efforts in the war. GERMAN Finance Minister Theo Waigel said his country will soon announce more aid involving the allies. He refused to say how much would be provided. Germany has been criticized for not doing more to help the war effort. In GREECE and TURKEY, meanwhile, there were bombings that may be linked to the U.S.
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December 21, 1988 | From Reuters
Britain's Midland Bank has donated its entire $800,000 Sudan debt to the U.N. Children's Fund to finance development projects, UNICEF executive director James P. Grant said Tuesday. "The Midland Bank has pioneered a new form of debt relief," Grant said in an interview. "We hope others will follow." He said UNICEF will receive the money in local currency and spend it on water, health and reforestation projects in Sudan.
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December 21, 1988 | From Reuters
Britain's Midland Bank has donated its entire $800,000 Sudan debt to the U.N. Children's Fund to finance development projects, UNICEF executive director James P. Grant said Tuesday. "The Midland Bank has pioneered a new form of debt relief," Grant said in an interview. "We hope others will follow." He said UNICEF will receive the money in local currency and spend it on water, health and reforestation projects in Sudan.
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