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Bosnia / Civil War / Sarajevo Shelling / World Reaction #152483

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 07, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The aftermath of the weekend shelling in Sarajevo reported; scenes shown from the marketplace mortar attack site and of the wounded taken to United States military hospitals in Germany.

(Sarajevo: Tony Birtley) Mourning in Sarajevo for the victims of the massacre featured; scenes shown from Sarajevo and from Bosnian television of a recreation. [Relief worker Fred CUNY - blames the Serbs.] [Bosnian prime minister Haris SILAJDZIC - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The previous statements from the White House and consequent lack of action reviewed.

(White House: Brit Hume) President Clinton's position on the war in Bosnia featured. [In Houston, CLINTON - says they will have to decide to end the war; hopes for a renewed effort for peace.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - calls for lifting the embargo and using limited air strikes.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Naples: Bob Zelnick) The role of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) warplanes in surveying artillery placements around Sarajevo examined; flight scenes shown. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander Admiral Mike BOORDA - reviews an air strike mission; says military force alone will not end the war.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Rhetoric from politicians about the marketplace attack noted; scenes shown from the massacre site. [British foreign secretary Douglas HURD - comments.]

(Ottawa: Jim Hickey) The reluctance of the Canadian government to endorse air strikes because of the presence of Canadian United Nations peacekeepers on the ground featured; scenes shown. [Canadian Prime Minister Jean CHRETIEN - says the situation is bad.] [Canadian defense minister David Michael COLLENETTE - opposes air strikes.]

(Paris: Jim Bittermann) The reluctance of the French government to endorse air strikes because of the presence of French United Nations peacekeepers on the ground featured; scenes shown. [At a Paris demonstration, French philosopher Bernard HENRI-LEVY - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Warning from Russian foreign minister Andrei Kozyrev against air strikes quoted.

Reporter(s):
Birtley, Tony;
Bittermann, Jim;
Hickey, Jim;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:09:50

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