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Macedonian Press Agency: News in English, 99-03-14
From: The Macedonian Press Agency at http://www.mpa.gr and http://www.hri.org/MPA.
Last Update: 23:27 GMT+2
NEWS IN DETAIL
 PREMIER DEFENDS STATE'S POLICY, DEFENSE MINISTER SUPPORTS HIM
Web Posted: 19:27 GMT+2Athens, 14.03.1999 (MPA) In an interview given to an Athens Sunday paper, Prime Minister Kostas Simitis defense his government's policy and stressed that he does not intend to
risk the country's future.
Meanwhile, Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos underlined his support to the Premier and the ruling PASOK party, whose congress is to be imminently held.
At the same time, Mr. Tsochatzopoulos stated that there is a need of a new strategy which should be proposed during the congress.
 MASSACRE IN ISTANBUL, 13 DEAD, MANY INJURED FROM EXPLOSION
Web Posted: 19:27 GMT+2Istanbul, 14.03.1999 (MPA) Thirteen persons died and at least 15 have been injured in Istanbul when a series of bombs exploded at a busy shopping mall in the center of town.
The Turkish authorities are conducting investigations that would lead to the arrest of the culprits.
 SECOND ROUND OF RAMBOUILET TALKS TO BE HELD TOMORROW
Web Posted: 19:27 GMT+2Rambouillet, 14.03.1999 (MPA) The second round of talks between the two sides of the strife-torn Kosovo region (Serbs and ethnic Albanians) are to be held tomorrow in Rambouillet, France.
NATO Secretary-General Javier Solana has warned that if the agreement is not signed by both sides, then the Alliance will seek -and gain- approval to attack Serb targets.
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