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Yugoslavia / United Nations Sanctions / Naval Blockade / Arms #138515

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 17, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) United Nations naval blockade against Serbia in an effort to curtail the violence in Bosnia-Herzegovina featured; details given of the ways in which Serbia has been going around the sanctions by moving cargoes through Greece and Montenegro. [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - explains how NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) warships will enforce the embargo.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Mike Lee) Reasons why the current sanctions have not worked and the impact they have had on Serbia examined; scenes shown from Bulgaria, where contraband cargoes are allowed through, and from Belgrade, Yugoslavia. [SERB - says we will resist the embargo.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The status of arms in Serbia noted.

(Sarajevo: Tony Birtley) The battle in Bosnia between well- armed Serbs and poorly armed Moslems, whose access to weapons has been limited by the United Nations embargo, featured; scenes shown from Sarajevo of do-it-yourself weapons and ammunition workshops. [Bosnian army Faik KULOVIC - (thru translator) says we will not be defeated.]

Birtley, Tony;
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Zelnick, Bob

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