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Thursday, June 3, 1999

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  • War and Peace Report

    Yugoslavia’s parliament overwhelmingly approved an international peace plan today that would end the crisis in Kosovo, and that has also received the backing of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.

  • Elections in South Africa

    South Africa’s next president, Thabo Mbeki, said that the country’s second post-apartheid election has delivered an overwhelming mandate to the ruling African National Congress (ANC). Mbeki, a former underground activist for the ANC, was South African President Nelson Mandela’s deputy president, and was picked by Mandela as his successor.