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June 14, 1988 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan, warming up for his final summit conference with the United States' leading trading partners, called on the world's major industrial democracies Monday to launch a joint effort to bolster the economies of the Philippines and Afghanistan. Unveiling a second proposal that he plans to make at the economic summit conference that begins Sunday in Toronto, Reagan also called for a similar cooperative effort against "the flow of drug profits through the world's financial institutions."
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March 20, 2001 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Taliban envoy appealed to the Bush administration Monday to overlook his group's support of extremist Osama bin Laden and the destruction of priceless centuries-old Buddhist sculptures and lift sanctions on Afghanistan to help alleviate a humanitarian crisis threatening the lives of a million people. Sayed Rahmatullah Hashemi delivered a letter from the Taliban for President Bush that called for better U.S.-Afghan relations and negotiations to solve the dispute over the Saudi-born Bin Laden.
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March 20, 2001 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Taliban envoy appealed to the Bush administration Monday to overlook his group's support of extremist Osama bin Laden and the destruction of priceless centuries-old Buddhist sculptures and lift sanctions on Afghanistan to help alleviate a humanitarian crisis threatening the lives of a million people. Sayed Rahmatullah Hashemi delivered a letter from the Taliban for President Bush that called for better U.S.-Afghan relations and negotiations to solve the dispute over the Saudi-born Bin Laden.
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June 14, 1988 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan, warming up for his final summit conference with the United States' leading trading partners, called on the world's major industrial democracies Monday to launch a joint effort to bolster the economies of the Philippines and Afghanistan. Unveiling a second proposal that he plans to make at the economic summit conference that begins Sunday in Toronto, Reagan also called for a similar cooperative effort against "the flow of drug profits through the world's financial institutions."
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