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Clinton Urges NATO Expansion Dole Sees `Foot Dragging’



U.S. allies Tuesday to admit a first group of former Soviet-dominated nations into NATO by 1999, promising ironclad defense against outside aggressors. Republican rival Bob Dole said Clinton was moving too slowly.

Two weeks before the election, the president raised his voice on a foreign policy issue of deep interest to Midwestern voters with family ties to Eastern Europe. The seats of Fisher Theater were filled to the top balcony by supporters cheering “four more years.”

Later, Clinton was in Florida, a traditionally Republican state where the president is ahead in the polls. Amid a brilliant sunset, he was eagerly welcomed by several thousand people at the Miami-Dade Community College.

“Will you be there on Nov. 5?” he shouted hoarsely. “I need you.”

Differences between Clinton and Dole on expanding NATO are actually relatively slight, with Dole urging that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic be added by 1998. The president did not specify which nations should be at the head of the line for admission.

But the campaigns drew lines of disagreement.

“He’s been dragging his feet since 1993,” Dole said. “We think it’s time for the foot dragging to stop.”

Clinton said he has led the way for NATO enlargement, raising the idea at a NATO summit in 1994. The year 1999, he said, would mark NATO’s 50th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

“A gray zone of insecurity must not re-emerge in Europe,” Clinton said. The West must not “allow the Iron Curtain to be replaced by a veil of indifference.”

Russia is wary about any eastward expansion of the Western military alliance that it regarded as a foe during the Cold War. Some in Moscow have said they would not go ahead with ratifying the START II nuclear arms treaty if NATO expanded.

Referring to Russia, Clinton said, “No country outside of NATO will have a veto” on new members. But he said Moscow should not feel threatened.

“We are building a new NATO just as they are building a new Russia,” the president said. “By reducing rivalry and fear, by strengthening peace and cooperation, NATO will promote greater stability in Europe — and Russia will be among the beneficiaries.”

Dole said, “The cries of extreme Russian nationalists to the contrary notwithstanding, NATO’s mission is peace. The framework of peace must include assurances to the Baltic states and the Ukraine. This is particularly important given the ongoing instability in Russia.”

It is unusual for a president to make foreign policy announcements from the campaign trail, but the White House treated this as a major occasion. National Security Council briefers were flown to Detroit from Washington to offer background on Clinton’s remarks.

Not missing a chance to campaign among ethnic voters, Clinton went from his speech to the Polish Village Cafe in Hamtramck for a lunch of stuffed cabbage, potato pancakes, pirogies, kielbasa, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and gravy. He also stopped his motorcade to shake hands on Jos. Campau street.

After decades of domination by the Soviet Union, Central European nations are eager to come under NATO’s security blanket. NATO’s doctrine obliges all allies to come to the defense of any member attacked from outside the alliance.

“Peace and security are not available on the cheap,” Clinton said. But if NATO fails to act now, he said, “we will pay a much higher price later on down the road.”

European leaders have urged that NATO’s future be kept out of American politics. German Chancellor Helmut Kohl said earlier this year that the issue should be put off until after the presidential election.

A decision to set a specific date for expanding NATO is not Clinton’s to make alone. It will be determined by a consensus of NATO leaders, although the position of America, as the only remaining military superpower, will carry the most weight.

In December, NATO will hold a meeting at the foreign minister level to launch a process of evaluating potential new members and examining timetables for expansion.

The question of expanding NATO has generated debate within U.S. national security circles. Should the commitment to put American lives at risk in defending longtime allies Britain, France and Germany be given just as readily to nations such as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania?

NATO was created in 1949 as a deterrent to what the Western allies saw as an aggressive and potentially dangerous Soviet Union. Since the end of the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the alliance has struggled to redefine itself and its purpose.

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Rajya Sabha Election: Will Mahavikas Aghadi’s Fourth Candidate Get Elected? jayant…




Rajya Sabha Election: Will Mahavikas Aghadi’s Fourth Candidate Get Elected? Jayant Patil gave a great answer, he said

Talks with independents are taking place at various levels. We will be informed about this in due course, said Jayant Patil.

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Jayant Patil (archived photos)

The Mahavikas Aghadi is not in trouble. The Mahavikas front has a majority. Therefore, the fourth candidate from the alliance will win with good votes, said Jayant Patil, NCP state chairman and minister of water resources. Following a meeting with NCP Chairman Sharad Pawar at Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan today, Jayant Patil interacted with the media. He this time he made the above statement.

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“Discussions are taking place with independents at various levels. You will be notified in due course. People get angry at different times for different reasons. But the Samajwadi Party has stood against the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. So Therefore, they will support the Mahavikas Aghadi government,” said Jayant Patil.

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“She is fine. This has all started so that all MLAs are in Mumbai and available to vote due to Corona. Votes need to be shown, so it is not about kidnapping anyone,” said Jayant Patil.

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BJP will try to form a front. These elections were supposed to be uncontested. The candidate who is in the electoral arena; No need to blame him for trying to get votes. But originally, the Mahavikas Aghadi government was initially supported by 170 MLAs, so all the candidates will be elected,” said Jayant Patil.

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“Today, all members of the Legislative Assembly have received instructions from Mahavikas Aghadi. Most of the MLAs have arrived in Mumbai. Jayant Patil also said that this meeting was for all of them. Meanwhile, discussions are underway for the Legislative Council and we have two seats and it is being discussed for two seats Jayant Patil clarified that his decision will be announced in due course.

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Maharashtra HSC Result 2022: Class XII results to be announced tomorrow; ‘As a’ …




Maharashtra HSC Result 2022: Class XII results to be announced tomorrow; See result ‘Asa’

Maharashtra Result 12 2022: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will release the class 12 results tomorrow.

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Maharashtra HSC Result 2022 Date & Time: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) will soon announce the results of Class XII on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. The results will be announced at 4 p.m. Candidates must check the official website of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education for the latest information on the results.

The Maharashtra HSC results were expected to be released on the website on June 10, 2022. But the board has issued official notification that the results will be announced tomorrow June 8.

You can view the results by logging into this website:


Check the results of ‘Asa’

  • To view the Maharashtra Board results, first visit the official website of MSBSHSE or or
  • On the home page, click on the MSBSHSE 12th Result 2022 link, the link will be activated as soon as the result is announced.
  • Enter your registration number and date of birth, enter the captcha and click submit.
  • Your result will appear on your screen, you can download and save it to your desktop below.

Around 14 lakh students sit HSC exams in Maharashtra every year. Last year Maharashtra Board canceled board exams 10 and 12 due to corona virus. The students were approved on the basis of the internal evaluation and the test. However, the board exams were held like every year, so the students are eagerly awaiting the results.

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Did the Bishnoi Gang threaten Salman Khan? After the chief’s consultation, Delhi…




Did the Bishnoi Gang threaten Salman Khan? Important information provided by the Delhi Police after Mhorakya’s interrogation!

Who exactly threatened Salman Khan? The Mumbai Police are investigating in this regard and new information has come to light in the investigation by the Delhi Police.

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Salman Khan threatened by Lawrence Bishnoi Gang? (Photo – PTI)

Mumbai police have launched an investigation after receiving death threats against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan. The State Department of Home Affairs has also taken note of this and the Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Vishwas Nangre Patil, has provided detailed information to the Home Minister in this regard. The Department of the Interior suspects that Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang was involved in the threat. In this context, the Delhi Police has given important information in this regard after interrogating the leader of this gang, Lawrence Bishnoi, in prison.

Salman threatens Sidhu Musewala

On June 5, Salim Khan received a threatening letter in his backyard. The letter threatened to “do the same to Salman Khan and Sidhu Musewala”. A complaint has been filed with the Bandra police and a case has been registered against an unidentified person. In this context, Nangre-Patil informed the Minister of the Interior, Dilip Walse Patil, about the investigation of this case and other important information. The Home Office has also said Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang is suspected of being behind the threat to Salman Khan.

Reiki from Salman’s house before sending a threatening letter; Vishwas Nangre Patil arrives to meet the Minister of the Interior

Meanwhile, while all these activities were going on in Mumbai, the Delhi police questioned Lawrence Bishnoi, the leader of the Bishnoi gang, who was serving his sentence in jail. When he asked Lawrence about the threat to Salman Khan, Lawrence told him that he had nothing to do with it. The Delhi Police has given this information, according to a tweet from ANI.

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“I have no idea”

Law enforcement suspects that the Lawrence Bishnoi gang was involved in the murder of Sidhu Musewala. The Bishnoi gang had previously threatened to kill Salman Khan in an antelope poaching case. However, Lawrence Bishnoi’s statement that “I don’t know who threatened Salman Khan” has added to the mystery. Who exactly threatened Salman Khan? The Mumbai police is conducting a thorough investigation into it.

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