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Nobel Laureate Horta Testifies to United Nations

StoryJuly 01, 1998
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The East Timorese independence leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jose Ramos Horta is testifying at the United Nations de-colonization hearings on East Timor. On Tuesday, he said that he would accept an offer for immediate limited autonomy within Indonesia and a five-year delay on a referendum on the permanent status of the territory. Horta refused however to recognize Indonesian sovereignty in the meantime.

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  • Jose Ramos Horta, is an East Timorese independence leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner

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