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Bosnia-Herzegovina / United States Airlift / Serbian Reaction #146201

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 25, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Announcement by President Clinton of the decision to begin airlifting supplies into Bosnia-Herzegovina featured. [Secretary of Defense Les ASPIN, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL, CLINTON - comment on the operation.] [American Enterprise Institution Patrick GLYNN - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Serbian military commanders reported ordering their troops not to shoot at the planes when the airdrops begin.

(Belgrade: Mike Lee) Official Serbian position on the operation examined; Yugoslav high command spokesman and Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic quoted on the relief aid issue. Possibility that the Serbs will open the way for United Nations convoys so that the United States air operation does not need to take place noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Zelnick, Bob

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