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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 29, 1984, Darmstadt, HessePage 2 the stars and stripes thursday november 29,1984 Border tensions postpone korean talks Tokyo a North Korea tuesday postponed i planned economic talks with South Korea saying that the delegates safety could not be guaranteed because of ten Sion arising from the shootout Between Border guards of the communist North and the pro Western Korea s official radio Pyongyang in a broadcast monitored in Tokyo said notification of postponement of the planned dec. 5 meeting until next year was Given by vice Trade minister i Sung Rok the chief North Korea negotiator. It said i cited heightened tension at Panmunjom in the Wake of the shooting incident there last Friday As the weekend deployment planned reason for the North korean decision. Panmunjom is Village in the demilitarized zone separating the two Korea. Three North korean guards and one South korean sol Dier were lulled and one american Soldier and one North korean guard were wounded in the Exchange of gunfire that broke out when a russian from the soviet embassy in Pyongyang defected to the South after crossing the Demar cation line running through the Middle of the truce Village according to the United contends that the 22-year-old russian Vasily Yakovlevich Matzok inadvertently crossed the bound Ary and was taken away by Force. The South maintains he was a defector. South Korea expressed regret Over postponement of the talks and expressed Hope that the North would reschedule the session As Early As the postponement was made through the recently re opened hot line communication link Between Pyongyang and Seoul through Panmunjom one of the recent efforts to improve relations Between the two nations on the Peninsula that has been divided since 1945. The Trade and economic cooperation talks the first of ill kind since partition 39 Yean ago started on nov. Is. Lebanese army of guard key Highway Beirut up president Ami Gemayel and his Cabinet unanimously endorsed on wednesday a Security Blue print for the coastal Highway to the israeli army lines in South Lebanon despite night of artillery duels Between rival Mili Tiamen who Are battling for control of the Region. Sources said the endorsement was unanimous but gave no specific details on the size of the lebanese army brigade or the exact timing of its deployment along the Highway from Beirut to the Wafi minister Rashid Karami however said preparations were Well in Progress and there was no reason for the deploy ment not to proceed this weekend. 7 seized in plot against of _ a a w to Cryil pc of f c \. F m u wv\f\.b. Tab assay in Kome All developments and the generally positive atmosphere indic that the plan will be implemented and its implementation willbe a total Success Karami told reporters after the Cabinet said the Cabinet listened to a detailed report from the army s Christian commander Gen. Michel Aoun and Bis druse chief of staff maj. Gen. Mahmoud Abu Darg Ham. He gave no further details. Former president Camille Chamoun now minister of finance said the deploy ment plan was moving ahead Cabinet has agreed unanimously to implement the army plan and if there is any delay in implementing it this would not Rome a police arrested seven lebanese nationals suspected of being members of the islamic jihad holy War terrorist group and foiled a plot to attack the is. Embassy with a dynamite loaded truck Rome police chief Marcello Monar Ca has reported. Monarca told a press conference tuesday that he believes the suspects Are members of the shadowy islamic terrorist group Thatha claimed responsibility for recent attacks against american targets in the Middle East the police chief said he had no hard Evi Dence to prove their membership in islamic Gen. Speidel Dies led nato forces Bonn a retired Gen. Han Speidel who survived involvement in the world War ii plot on Adolf Hitler s life and became die first German to command nato troops died wednesday the de sense ministry said. He was 87. The four Star general died of natural causes at his Home in. Bid Honnef near Bonn a ministry spokesman commanded Allied land forces in Central Europe from i9s7 to 1963 an served As an adviser on nato defense questions to the West German government after his retirement from Active duty in 1964.burial with military honors is planned monday in bad Honnef. Retired protestant military Bishop Hermann Kunst will pre Side at the funeral the spokesman said. Jihad but based his conclusion on several documents that the suspects were carrying. He said an eighth Man was arrested nov.18 in Zurich and he was carrying several pounds of explosives. He gave no other de tails on that suspect. He said the seven people arrested in ital were picked up saturday at a Seaside resort South of Rome. Monarca said police also found the Leb anese in Rome in Possession of a detailed map of the . Embassy with notes on weak Points of the compound. He said they apparently planned to As Sault the embassy with a dynamite loaded truck the same method of attack use with such deadly effectiveness in Lebanon. Mike Canning assistant press spokesman at the us. Embassy said in a Telephone interview that he was unaware of the plot and the arrests and he would have no com men the four Story embassy building is sur rounded by tight Security including chains Concrete blocks in driveways and special barricades designed to keep vehicles from crashing through entrances. At least one police Van is parked in front of the embassy at All times. Islamic jihad has claimed responsibility for a number of terrorist attacks against americans in the Middle East most recently the sept 20 suicide truck bomb attack that kilted 16 people and severely damage the is. Embassy Annex East of Beirut the shadowy group is believed to remade up of fundamentalist shiite moslem with allegiance to Iran s Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The deployment is scheduled an improved political mood within the administration Gemayel Kep this main moslem Cabinet critics druse militia Leader Walid Jumblatt and shiite militia Boss Nabih Bern for lunch at his Baarda presidential sources reported the disputed Southern coastal Highway quiet but tense on wednesday after a seven hour artillery and tank Battle Between Christian Mili Tiamen who Are Loyal to Gemayel and Jumblatt s druse Miltia. Technology Transfer will be lecture s topic Nuernberg is a free lecture on the various approaches to the Transfer of technology Between the East and West la scheduled dec. 11 in Nuernberg a univer sity of Southern California spokeswoman at announced. The lecture by us professor hawing Behrens will focus on technology Transfer from a German and american viewpoint the lecture begins at 7-Pjn. In the Kalb club on Darby Cavern and will be followed by a question and answer session. It is co sponsored by us and the army continuing education system. Behrens a former associate professor of political science at the University of Munich also is the co director of the global communication research Center in Luino Italy and a visiting professor of German politics at the Johns Hopkins University Extension in Bologna has published four books dealing with International relations. News update treaty approved Buenos Aires Argentina a More than 70 percent of Argentine voters have approved Vatican mediated treaty aimed at re solving a Century old Border dispute with Chile at the tip of the sooth american polls had predicted an ample Victory for the treaty but the turnout larger than expected was seen As an added vote of Confidence for the Center left govern ment of president Raul Tuomin which strongly backed the pact firemen honoured York England a Arch Bishop of York John Habgood has presented a special award to the fire men who saved York Minster a 12th-Century Cathedral from destruction after a fire in july. Habgood the Church of England second highest ranking prelate presented the Cross of St William Oyork to the North Yorkshire fire Bri Gade at a service at York Minster attended by 1,000 people. More than 100 firemen spent three hours battling the fire and preventing flames from engulfing York Minster one of Europe s most impressive gothic structures. The fire started by lightning destroyed the roof of the Cathedral s South transept Reagan s View Washington up presi Dent Reagan would like to Aee Ambas Sador Jeane Kirkpatrick remain to he Job at the United nations but he certainly recognizes her often stated de sire to step Down White House spokes Man Larry Speakes Kirkpatrick hat Laid several times that she want to leave the . Position at the end of the current session of the general As. Sembly Speakes said Kirkpatrick has not formally notified Reagan of he plans. The president s View is that he would like her to remain Speakes said but he certainly recognizes he desires As far As leaving her present position which she has stated Over the last couple of khad Afy says French not libyan troops still in Chad Washington up libyan Leader col. To amour khad Afy denied tuesday that libyan troops remained in Chad i violation of a pullout agreement with France and referred to president Reagan and israeli prime minister Shimon Peres As in a wide ranging interview with theaby television network khad Afy said he was misunderstood in the United states. He said he wanted to create a new world of peace of happiness of love Between All the Peoples in the i think maybe Public opinion in the United states of America does not understand Newell khad Afy said suggesting it was because of Black and bad two weeks ago is. Intelligence report quoted in several newspapers said about 3,000 libyan troops remained in Northern Chad despite a sept 16 agreement with France to pull oat of the Central Africa nation. The report came after the French government announced that troops of Bot countries had been removed. Khad Afy said All of the libyan troops had been withdrawn from Chad and instead said France has kept 300 French soldiers in Chad. I stick to my word a Hadaf said and if it is an accusation which it is no one can prove it is True. And what has happen Din Chad is the the libyan Leader accused Reagan Anderes of a responsible actions on innocent Peoples citing . Involvement in Nicaragua Grenada and Lebanon. Are you calling president Reagan an prime minister Shimon Peres terrorists asked the interviewer Ted Koppel of theaby news nightlife program. Of course. They Are terrorists. And criminals of War khad Afy said. Koppel Drew a laugh from khad Afy whence asked him whether he had paid a much As a million dollars to buy a nuclear bomb. Although it is for peaceful purposes khad Afy replied. But later when asked Why he would not want a nuclear bomb to oppose the israelis khad Afy said we Call for destroying All the nuclear weapons inthe world to avoid any serious disaster in the future. We want peace and Friendship and Progress and happiness for All the peo Ples of the

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