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Bosnia / Civil War / United Nations Peacekeepers #160738

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 04, 1995
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Sarajevo: Tony Birtley) The day's events in the crisis in Bosnia, including the fate of United Nations soldiers held hostage by Bosnian Serbs, updated; scenes shown of reinforcements for United Nations peacekeepers and from the intensified fighting between the Serbs and Bosnian government forces. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI - reaffirms that the United States will not participate on the ground in Bosnia.] [UN spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Gary COWARD - comments.] The critical situation for UN forces trapped in Moslem enclaves reiterated.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) The political dispute over whether the President or Congress has authority over United States involvement in Bosnia presented; upcoming Senate Armed Service Committee hearings on the US role in Bosnia mentioned. [Senator Richard LUGAR, United States ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT, Senator Bob DOLE - offer views on Bosnia policy.] Announcement by Secretary of Defense William Perry that the US is widening its intelligence network in Bosnia noted.

Birtley, Tony;
Simpson, Carole

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