ANGOLA Military Leave

ANGOLA Military Leave

The effort to end Angola's 16-year-old civil war quickened last week when Cuba removed its remaining troops, five weeks ahead of a June 30 deadline for a complete withdrawal. The evacuation of nearly 2,000 Cuban soldiers added a grace note to this week's scheduled signing in Lisbon of a peace treaty between Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and Jonas Savimbi, leader of the U.S.-backed rebel group UNITA. The pact paves the way for the establishment of a multiparty democracy in the formerly Marxist state and elections in 1992.

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