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 Thursday, June 20, 2002
Second attack in Jerusalem in two days
7 DEAD AND 40 PEOPLE WOUNDED, IN SUICIDE BOMBING
PW TIMES
JERUSALEM -- Six people were killed Wednesday evening when a suicide bomber set off a blast at a bus stop in the French Hill neighborhood of northeast Jerusalem, according CNN.

Ambulance services said 40 people were wounded.

According to authorities, border policemen approached a suspect at the crowded bus stop. As they drew near, he set off the blast.

"It is another carnage, another brutal attack on innocent people who were standing, waiting for a bus," said Israeli government spokesman Arye Mekel.

He said the intersection had been the scene of attacks in the past and there is a military presence there around the clock.

The Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility for the attack, according to sources in Gaza. The group, a military offshoot of Palestinian leader Yasser ...
THE PW TIMES
Soon 5 million "djahids" in Europe, too
By Daniel Amarilio - PWTIMES columnist

Israel is on the front line in the fight against Islamic terror.

Europe keeps silence and does not react, or, what is even worse - reacts in the wrong way.

Instead of mobilizing itself, it is hesitating and stammering.

So, very soon, in the Old continent, flooded of Islamic emigrants, very easily will raise 5 millions 'djahids' (suicides in the name of the Islam ...

WASHINGTON
The following statement by the U.S., Japan, and Republic of Korea issued on June 18 in San Francisco.
PW TIMES
The Delegations of the United States of America, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and Japan, headed respectively by Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs James A. Kelly, Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Lee Tae-sik, and Director-General of Asian and Oceanian Affairs Hitoshi Tanaka, held this year's third U.S.-ROK-Japan Trilateral Coordination and Oversight Group (TCOG) meeting in San Francisco on June 17, 2002.

The three delegations shared the view that they are now facing a critical opportunity to improve relations with North Korea. They reconfirmed the importance of engaging North Korea in the international community through constructive dialogue, which would greatly enhance prospects for peace and prosperity in Northeast Asia. The three delegations also affirmed the importance of comprehensive and flexible talks with North Korea to resolve their respective issues of concern, and emphasized the need for North Korea to take a constructive attitude toward these issues. The ROK and Japanese delegations welcomed U.S. plans to undertake serious dialogue with North Korea, and expressed their intention to conduct their own dialogue with North Korea in parallel with U.S.-DPRK dialogue. The U.S. and Japanese delegations reaffirmed their support for President Kim Dae-jung s policy of engagement. The three delegations reiterated that continued close consultations and trilateral coordination remain vital to the success of their individual efforts. They also expressed their desire for a humanitarian resolution to the North Korean refugee issue. ...
LINCOLN P. BLOOMFIELD -
Special Representative for Mine Action Salutes HALO Trust's Clearance of One Million Landmines and UXO
PW TIMES
Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr., the Special Representative of the President and Secretary of State for Mine Action, today lauded the HALO Trust, the world's largest private non-profit humanitarian demining organization, on its destruction of 1,000,000 landmines and other items of unexploded ordnance (UXO) since 1988 ...
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