Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor


Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor


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Angolan government delegates returned to the peace table yesterday after consulting with President Jose Eduardo dos Santos on giving UNITA rebels more representation in a unity government.

Delegates yesterday planned to complete preliminary discussions on a nine-point peace agenda. They have already talked about future national elections, restructuring the military, a national unity government, the release of prisoners of war, and the future role of the United Nations.

After strategic victories on the battlefield, Angolan rebels won agreement Friday to wield more power in a proposed alliance with their government foes. Mideast peace talks

Farouk Kaddoumi, head of the Palestine Liberation Organization's political department, said yesterday that the Palestinians will return to the Middle East peace talks on schedule only if obstacles were removed. The Palestinian delegation has urged a delay in the negotiations scheduled to resume Tuesday in Washington. Arab diplomats announced yesterday that talks would resume April 27. Continental Airlines

Continental Airlines will sell a majority stake to Air Canada and United States investors under a restructuring plan to emerge from bankruptcy court protection. The plan was endorsed by a bankruptcy court on Friday, giving the airline the distinction of surviving bankruptcy twice. Cambodia talks

The Khmer Rouge said Saturday it would honor a 1991 peace accord, but refused to cooperate with democratic elections that are a mainstay of the agreement. The conflicting message was the first statement from the guerrilla group since it withdrew from the capital, Phnom Penh, on Tuesday. The pullout increased fears that the group was preparing for open warfare against the Phnom Penh government and the UN peacekeeping force. Swedish neutrality

The Swedish military will break its long history of neutrality and officially participate in a NATO maneuver in August, Prime Minister Carl Bildt told news media Saturday. …

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