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Bosnia-Herzegovina / United States Response / Sarajevo Airport #141985

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 26, 1992
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Statement from Secretary of State James Baker about the slaughter of civilians in Sarajevo, Bosnia, reported.

(Washington: John McWethy) White House meeting to discuss how to deal with events in Yugoslavia featured; recommendations by Baker, Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell on the issues of emergency aid and military escorts noted. [BAKER - says the United Nations resolution does not authorize use of force.] Emergency meeting of European leaders in Lisbon, Portugal, shown. President Bush's tactic of trying to frighten Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic cited; scenes shown of shelling of Sarajevo.

(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Mike Lee) The dangerous situation at the airport in Sarajevo featured; scenes shown of United Nations convoy and of aerial views of the airport runway to shown its vulnerability to shelling from the surrounding hills. [Voice of United Nations commander Major General Lewis MacKENZIE - (with transcription on screen) comments.]

Koppel, Ted;
Lee, Mike;
McWethy, John

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