CHECHENS CONTINUE TO TURN IN ARMS.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 77
More Chechen units turnedin their weapons August 17, as required under the terms of theagreement on military questions, but other Chechen units attackedRussian positions more than 20 times. Tension was reported highthroughout the republic, Russian radio reported August 18. TheRussian delegation in Grozny refused to meet with Chechen negotiatorsAugust 17, first saying that the Chechens must first comply withthe military accord, but then suggesting that talks would resumesoon. According to Russian commanders on the scene, the key issuenow is the exchange of prisoners, Moscow’s Echo radio reportedAugust 17.
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