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Bosnia / Peace and War / Serbs / US-Allied Policy #147928

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 03, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Gradacac: Jim Wooten) Fighting in Bosnia despite the peace talks featured; scenes shown from near Gradacac, Bosnia, in the north, where the Serb shelling continued. [FARMER - (thru translator) likens Serbs to termites.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Bijeljina, Serb-held eastern Bosnia: Mike Lee) Hearing on Wednesday of the peace plan by the Bosnian Serbs previewed. [Bosnian Serb leader Radovan KARADZIC - doubts the parliament will pass the plan, especially with threats of United States bombings.] [SERB - (thru translator) backs fighting on.] Support of the peace accords by the Serbian republic due to the impact sanctions are having on the economy noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Paris: John McWethy) Resistance among the allies to President Clinton's plan as presented by Secretary of State Warren Christopher examined; scenes shown of him meeting with British Prime Minister John Major. [CHRISTOPHER - says action on the ground is needed.] The opposition of the French and British to any US bombing due to the presence of their troops with the United Nations on the ground in Bosnia noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
McWethy, John;
Wooten, Jim

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