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What does INTERFET stand for?

INTERFET stands for International Force in East Timor

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In his letter to Howard, Clinton said, "As Australia hands over the command of the international force in East Timor (Interfet) to the new UNTAET commander, I want to take a moment to congratulate you on the steadfast leadership your government showed in addressing the rapidly changing circumstances in East Timor.
sanctioned international force in East Timor (Interfet) that Interfet and the Indonesian military jointly patrol a border area between Indonesia's West Timor and the East, which has voted for independence.
4 Kyodo The international force in East Timor (Interfet) suffered its first casualty Sunday, an injury caused not by hostile fire but in an accident at Dili airport, Interfet commander Maj.
Indonesia, dissatisfied with Australia's leadership of an international force in East Timor, announced it is ending a four-year-old security pact with Australia, saying Canberra's attitude and actions over East Timor "have not been helpful.