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Bosnia / Civil War / Sarajevo / Russian Role #152184

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 17, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Sarajevo: Tony Birtley) Promise by the Serbs to remove their heavy weaponry from around Sarajevo after their Russian allies pledged to send troops to supervise the withdrawal featured; scenes shown from snowy Sarajevo. [Bosnian Serb leader Radovan KARADZIC, Russian special envoy Vitaly CHURKIN, United Nations spokesman Colonel Bill AIKMAN - comment on the new initiative.] The issue of the Russian role in events noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(In the mountains above Sarajevo: Mike Lee) The Serbian view of the war and the cease-fire examined; scenes shown from the mountains above Sarajevo; the words of Serb and Bosnian soldiers quoted. [French United Nations SOLDIER - (with transcription on screen) says the United Nations will guarantee the cease-fire.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from President Clinton about the seriousness of NATO's threat to bomb if the weapons are not removed reported.

Birtley, Tony;
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike

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