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     13.01.2003

     Unofficial translation from Russian


Alexander Yakovenko, the Official Spokesman of Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Answers a Russian Media Question Regarding a US Department of State Report About Terrorist Acts Being Prepared on Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

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Question: Please comment on the report of the US Department of State about terrorist acts being prepared on Zanzibar Island, Tanzania.

Answer: Following the report of the US Department of State about the possibility of terrorist acts being carried out against foreign tourists on Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania, Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Dar Es Salaam have taken the necessary measures to notify and ensure the security of our compatriots who may be on Zanzibar.

January 13, 2003

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