U.N. in East Timor BBCs Jonathan Head reports that United Nations mission met with leaders of the pro-independence forces -- known as Falintil in East Timor. Falintil fighters are relying on UN Mission to help organize a free and fair vote for the East Timorese people. East Timor is preparing to hold ballot on independence in late August.
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U.N. in East Timor

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U.N. in East Timor

U.N. in East Timor

U.N. in East Timor

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BBCs Jonathan Head reports that United Nations mission met with leaders of the pro-independence forces — known as Falintil in East Timor. Falintil fighters are relying on UN Mission to help organize a free and fair vote for the East Timorese people. East Timor is preparing to hold ballot on independence in late August.