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Overseas Moves in Terror Aftermath

September 19, 2001

Overseas developments Wednesday related to the investigation of last week’s terrorist attacks:


- Pakistan’s leader, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, told his people that the United States wants Pakistan’s help on intelligence gathering and logistics as well as permission to use its airspace.

- In Cuba, officials said the country was approached by U.S. officials about exchanging information after last week’s terrorist attacks.

- In Germany, police were investigating users of a Web site offering advice on training for holy war that was used by a suspect in the U.S. attacks.

- In Russia, a high-level U.S. delegation, led by Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, met with Russia’s former director of foreign intelligence in closed-door talks as part of U.S. effort to build a wide coalition against terrorism and tap Russian expertise on Afghanistan.

- In Rome, police said that two Afghans arrested on the Italian-French border have been cleared of any links to Osama bin Laden.

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