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Bosnia / Civil War / Sarajevo / United Nations Peacekeepers #160110

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1995
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Sarajevo: Tony Birtley) The ongoing humiliation of the UN peacekeepers in Bosnia by the Bosnian Serb army featured; scenes shown of United Nations soldiers being held hostage and from Tuzla, Bosnia, where civilians were massacred four days ago. [UN spokesman Alexander IVANKO - wonders about the UN's future there.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Reports introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The prospective limited role for the US military in Bosnia examined; scenes shown of President Clinton at Memorial Day ceremonies and of United Nations ships bound for the former Yugoslavian coast. [Voice of United States Navy Rear Admiral Steve ABBOT - talks about a potential role.] [Senator Alan SIMPSON - opposes an active United States role.]

(Netherlands: David Ensor) Emergency meeting of Western leaders to seek a common strategy on Bosnia featured; details given of military preparations by the European nations. [British defense minister Malcolm RIFKIND - says the troops would protect British United Nations troops.]

Birtley, Tony;
Ensor, David;
Hume, Brit;
Sawyer, Forrest

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