|Subject: UNMIT Daily Media Review 12 June
Tuesday, 12 June 2007
UNMIT MEDIA MONITORING THE UN INTEGRATED MISSION IN TIMOR-LESTE DOES NOT VOUCH FOR THE ACCURACY OF THESE REPORTS
National Media Reports
Julio: "screening necessary for police at district levels"
Further to the fatal shooting that took place in Viqueque last week, Military and Political Observer Julio Tomas Pinto said on Friday (8/6) in Dili that the PNTL screening should not only be for those involved in the incident but should also be done for those involved in political parties, particularly at the district level. (TP)
Horta: Fretilin provides major contribution to the country
While attending Fretilin's campaign on Monday (11/6) in Dili, President José Ramos-Horta told Fretilin supporters that Fretilin has made great contributions to the country.
"Fretilin's history is very long. It has made many sacrifices for the country and this fact cannot be denied by anyone," said Mr. Horta.
He also added that as the President of Republic, he will remain impartial. (TP and DN)
Mausiri: "Horta visits political party"
Democratic Party (PD) representative Julião Mausiri reportedly said that President José Ramos-Horta's visit to the ASDT-PSD coalition was informal.
Mr. Mausiri revealed that Horta's comment was impartial to all political parties. (DN)
NATIONAL NEWS SOURCES: Timor Post (TP) Radio Timor-Leste (RTL) Suara Timor Lorosae (STL) Diario Tempo (DT) Diario Nacional (DN) Semanario Televisaun Timor-Leste (TVTL)
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