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Bosnia-Herzegovina / Sarajevo Atrocity / United States Role / Sanctions #141464

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 27, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: David Ensor) Mortar attack by Serbian forces on civilians in Bosnia-Herzegovina during a truce featured; scenes shown of the carnage in the streets of Sarajevo, Bosnia, and in a hospital shelled last night; details given of the response out of Serbia.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Decision by the United States to play a role in trying to end the slaughter in Bosnia featured; details given of American efforts to cut off trade with Serbia through the UN. [In Moscow, deputy Secretary of State Lawrence EAGLEBURGER - blames Serbia.] [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - talks about the cruelty and suffering.] European Community reported finally passing some sanctions.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Jim Laurie) Serbia's preparations to withstand sanctions that might be put into effect examined; scenes shown from Belgrade, Yugoslavia. [Serbian President Slobodan MILOSEVIC - says we are not provoking hostilities.] Efforts by Bosnian Serbs to seize more land noted.

Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim;
McWethy, John

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