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April 20, 1997 | Reuters
The first supplies of United Nations food for Albania's poor and needy were handed out Saturday and ferried across the volatile Balkan country in a flotilla of small private cars. Without waiting for a multinational security force to provide armed escorts, the U.N. World Food Program passed out about 38 tons of flour, beans and vegetable oil at the port of Durres, 25 miles west of Tirana.
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April 20, 1997 | Reuters
The first supplies of United Nations food for Albania's poor and needy were handed out Saturday and ferried across the volatile Balkan country in a flotilla of small private cars. Without waiting for a multinational security force to provide armed escorts, the U.N. World Food Program passed out about 38 tons of flour, beans and vegetable oil at the port of Durres, 25 miles west of Tirana.
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March 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A U.N. plane landed in Tirana, the Albanian capital, with 20 tons of food intended to help prevent a new exodus of refugees. The Norwegian-donated Hercules C-130 was said by authorities to be the first military plane from a North Atlantic Treaty Organization country to land in Albania, which for decades rejected ties with both the Eastern and Western blocs.
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March 29, 1997 | From Times Wires Services
The Security Council late Friday authorized an Italian-led force to guard deliveries of food and other necessities in Albania for three months and to help the country recover from violence and near-anarchy. The vote was 14-0 with China abstaining on a resolution that invoked Chapter 7 of the U.N. charter, which permits the use of force to protect freedom of movement for the troops in what the council called a "multinational protection force."
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May 13, 1990 | United Press International
U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, in a historic visit to Albania, welcomed the Balkan country's emergence from decades of isolation and urged its leaders to pay more attention to human rights, the official ATA news agency said Saturday. In his second day in Tirana, the U.N. chief placed a wreath at a monument honoring Albania's dead from World War II.
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January 20, 1990 | United Press International
Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar has accepted an invitation to visit Albania later this year as part of a tour of several Eastern European countries, a U.N. spokeswoman said Friday. No date has been set.
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March 29, 1997 | From Times Wires Services
The Security Council late Friday authorized an Italian-led force to guard deliveries of food and other necessities in Albania for three months and to help the country recover from violence and near-anarchy. The vote was 14-0 with China abstaining on a resolution that invoked Chapter 7 of the U.N. charter, which permits the use of force to protect freedom of movement for the troops in what the council called a "multinational protection force."
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March 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A U.N. plane landed in Tirana, the Albanian capital, with 20 tons of food intended to help prevent a new exodus of refugees. The Norwegian-donated Hercules C-130 was said by authorities to be the first military plane from a North Atlantic Treaty Organization country to land in Albania, which for decades rejected ties with both the Eastern and Western blocs.
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May 13, 1990 | United Press International
U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, in a historic visit to Albania, welcomed the Balkan country's emergence from decades of isolation and urged its leaders to pay more attention to human rights, the official ATA news agency said Saturday. In his second day in Tirana, the U.N. chief placed a wreath at a monument honoring Albania's dead from World War II.
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January 20, 1990 | United Press International
Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar has accepted an invitation to visit Albania later this year as part of a tour of several Eastern European countries, a U.N. spokeswoman said Friday. No date has been set.
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