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April 28, 1991 | United Press International
President Bush has announced that he is appointing two career diplomats as ambassadors to Pakistan and to Tunisia. Bush said Friday that he would appoint Nicholas Platt, 55, who has been serving as ambassador to the Philippines since 1987, to the embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. The President also said he was nominating John Thomas McCarthy, 51, as ambassador to Tunisia. McCarthy joined the Foreign Service in 1962 and has served in several European and Far Eastern posts.
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March 22, 1999 | Times Wire Services
First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, arrived Sunday in Egypt on the first leg of a three-nation North African tour that has been billed as a bridge-building mission between the United States and the Islamic world. Starting a 12-day tour of Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, Clinton was aiming on her first day to highlight Islamic contributions to culture as a way to help dispel distrust that has strained relations since the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
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March 3, 1987 | Associated Press
Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Near East and South Asia since 1985, will be nominated to be ambassador to Tunisia, the White House announced Monday. He will succeed Peter Sebastian.
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April 28, 1991 | United Press International
President Bush has announced that he is appointing two career diplomats as ambassadors to Pakistan and to Tunisia. Bush said Friday that he would appoint Nicholas Platt, 55, who has been serving as ambassador to the Philippines since 1987, to the embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. The President also said he was nominating John Thomas McCarthy, 51, as ambassador to Tunisia. McCarthy joined the Foreign Service in 1962 and has served in several European and Far Eastern posts.
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March 19, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
The art of Tunisian diplomacy consists of being able to look over both shoulders at once. Like a mouse caught between two cats, Tunisia must keep a wary eye on its two much larger neighbors, Algeria to the west and Libya to the southeast.
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May 16, 1990 | United Press International
President Bush met with visiting Tunisian President Zine Abidine ben Ali on Tuesday, and the two discussed ways to move the Mideast peace process forward and expressed concerns about Soviet Jewish immigrants settling in Israeli occupied territories, an official said.
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May 14, 1990 | United Press International
President Zine Abidine ben Ali leaves today for an official visit to the United States, where he is expected to discuss the Middle East peace process with President Bush.
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November 15, 1989 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Pentagon report, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act and made public on the eve of a crucial visit to the White House by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, disclosed Tuesday that Israel has nuclear and chemical warheads for its Jericho I missile. Disclosure of the report is certain to increase pressure on Shamir when he meets President Bush today to talk about a U.S. plan to revive the stalled Middle East peace process.
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March 22, 1999 | Times Wire Services
First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, arrived Sunday in Egypt on the first leg of a three-nation North African tour that has been billed as a bridge-building mission between the United States and the Islamic world. Starting a 12-day tour of Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, Clinton was aiming on her first day to highlight Islamic contributions to culture as a way to help dispel distrust that has strained relations since the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
NEWS
May 16, 1990 | United Press International
President Bush met with visiting Tunisian President Zine Abidine ben Ali on Tuesday, and the two discussed ways to move the Mideast peace process forward and expressed concerns about Soviet Jewish immigrants settling in Israeli occupied territories, an official said.
NEWS
May 14, 1990 | United Press International
President Zine Abidine ben Ali leaves today for an official visit to the United States, where he is expected to discuss the Middle East peace process with President Bush.
NEWS
November 15, 1989 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Pentagon report, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act and made public on the eve of a crucial visit to the White House by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, disclosed Tuesday that Israel has nuclear and chemical warheads for its Jericho I missile. Disclosure of the report is certain to increase pressure on Shamir when he meets President Bush today to talk about a U.S. plan to revive the stalled Middle East peace process.
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March 19, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
The art of Tunisian diplomacy consists of being able to look over both shoulders at once. Like a mouse caught between two cats, Tunisia must keep a wary eye on its two much larger neighbors, Algeria to the west and Libya to the southeast.
NEWS
March 3, 1987 | Associated Press
Robert H. Pelletreau Jr., deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Near East and South Asia since 1985, will be nominated to be ambassador to Tunisia, the White House announced Monday. He will succeed Peter Sebastian.
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