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March 1, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Important gains" have been made in cutting back coca planting and seizing cocaine, the State Department emphasized in its annual drug control report released Saturday, while playing down setbacks in the fight against narcotics. "We can't respond to what will be inevitable setbacks or blips in our record of progress by ripping apart the strategy and starting all over again," said Melvyn Levitsky, assistant secretary of state for international narcotics.
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March 1, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Important gains" have been made in cutting back coca planting and seizing cocaine, the State Department emphasized in its annual drug control report released Saturday, while playing down setbacks in the fight against narcotics. "We can't respond to what will be inevitable setbacks or blips in our record of progress by ripping apart the strategy and starting all over again," said Melvyn Levitsky, assistant secretary of state for international narcotics.
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BUSINESS
March 11, 1991
Last week, Assistant Secretary of State Richard Soloman said the U.S. government is considering additional economic sanctions against My a nmar, formerly Burma. Soloman said the military has failed to transfer power to a civilian government, as decided in elections last May. Myanmar has also failed to release all political prisoners and improve its narcotics suppression, he said. Also last week, the U.N. Human Rights Commission voted to condemn Myanmar for various violations.
BUSINESS
March 11, 1991
Last week, Assistant Secretary of State Richard Soloman said the U.S. government is considering additional economic sanctions against My a nmar, formerly Burma. Soloman said the military has failed to transfer power to a civilian government, as decided in elections last May. Myanmar has also failed to release all political prisoners and improve its narcotics suppression, he said. Also last week, the U.N. Human Rights Commission voted to condemn Myanmar for various violations.
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