Feb 27, 1998, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9120974
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operation counter-militancy joint hold to bhutan india, launch to decided have bhutan and india -- irna 26, .feb delhi, new of front liberation united the against operations military joint the to according soil, bhutanese on militants bodo and (ulfa) asom .express' indian 'the newspaper, indian report ministry home confidential a cites express indian the the for agreed has (rbg) government bhutanese royal the that stating life of security and safety guaranteed india after operations joint .retaliation ulfa/bodo the against bhutan in property and either to refused embassy bhutanese the contacted when however, .operation army joint the about report the deny and confirm be would and operations joint the of aware not far so are we" press the said ,"details ascertaining after anything say to able .today irna to here embassy bhutan the of ring, tsi tashe attache, several held having sides two the confirmed earlier had embassy the cross- of problem the tackle jointly to talks high-level of rounds .terrorism border bhutan's of view in inconclusive been reportedly were talks the activisits government anti-royal some of extradition for insistence .operations joint to agreeing for pre-condition a as ulfa/bodo assam, of state indian north-eastern the in active bhutan into border assam-bhutan unmanned largely the cross militants counter-insurgency the and arrest escape to crimes commiting after .army indian the by operations bodo the while india, from assam of separation demanding is ulfa in tribe bodo of people the for state separate a for are militants .assam lower are and bhutan in bases up set reportedly have militants ulfa/bodo .china from arms transporting in bases their run militants bodo and ulfa that claims also india .also myanmar and bangladesh neighbouring on militants these of presence the deny countries the however, .soil thier militants ulfa-bodo 2,000 are there sources, official to according rifles self-loading ak-56, ak-47, like weapons possessing bhutan, in .mines land and launchers rocket ,(lmg) guns machine light (slr) aa/hm end