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October 11, 1990 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN and NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The United States early today struggled for the third straight day to win U.N. Security Council approval of a compromise resolution condemning Israel for using excessive force in the deaths of 19 Palestinian demonstrators in Jerusalem, but it threatened to veto a harsher measure. Diplomats cautioned that they were working intensively on the wording of a possible agreement that could fall apart because of semantics.
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May 4, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Increasingly confident of allied promises to protect them, Kurdish refugees abandoned perilous mountain camps for haven in northern Iraq in dramatically growing numbers Friday, U.S. officials said. At the same time, allied troops peacefully secured new eastern areas of a sanctuary in Iraq next to the Turkish border in which no Iraqi military presence is permitted.
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September 13, 1988
The United States and several of its allies have asked U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar to send an investigative team to Iraq to determine if the Iraqi military used poison gas against Kurdish guerrillas, diplomats told the New York Times. The request, made by the United States, Britain, West Germany and Japan, asks the U.N. team to seek evidence of chemical warfare in the mountainous Kurdish region and in Turkey, where thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled.
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October 11, 1990 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN and NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The United States early today struggled for the third straight day to win U.N. Security Council approval of a compromise resolution condemning Israel for using excessive force in the deaths of 19 Palestinian demonstrators in Jerusalem, but it threatened to veto a harsher measure. Diplomats cautioned that they were working intensively on the wording of a possible agreement that could fall apart because of semantics.
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August 24, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to bolster their push for embargo enforcement powers resisted by the Soviet Union, officials from the United States and Britain complained Thursday of widespread violations of the international trade sanctions against Iraq, saying that "many ships" were carrying Iraqi oil in "many directions." The charges before a special U.N. sanctions committee followed an announcement that negotiators for the United States, Soviet Union, Britain, France and China had tentatively agreed on a U.S.
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May 4, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Increasingly confident of allied promises to protect them, Kurdish refugees abandoned perilous mountain camps for haven in northern Iraq in dramatically growing numbers Friday, U.S. officials said. At the same time, allied troops peacefully secured new eastern areas of a sanctuary in Iraq next to the Turkish border in which no Iraqi military presence is permitted.
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August 24, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to bolster their push for embargo enforcement powers resisted by the Soviet Union, officials from the United States and Britain complained Thursday of widespread violations of the international trade sanctions against Iraq, saying that "many ships" were carrying Iraqi oil in "many directions." The charges before a special U.N. sanctions committee followed an announcement that negotiators for the United States, Soviet Union, Britain, France and China had tentatively agreed on a U.S.
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November 14, 1988
British and Argentine officials have agreed to meet at the United Nations, which would be the highest-level formal contact between the two since the war over the Falkland Islands in 1982. A spokesman for Britain's U.N. mission said that U.N. Ambassador Crispin Tickell has agreed to meet with Argentine Foreign Minister Dante Caputo, who is also president of the U.N. General Assembly. No date has been set, the spokesman added.
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