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Bosnia / Civil War / Ethnic Cleansing #160907

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 12, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports introduced.

(No location given: Garrick Utley) A new wave of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia as the Bosnian Serbs began moving Moslem refugees out after the fall of the Moslem enclave of Srebrenica, Bosnia, featured; scenes shown of Serb commander Ratko Mladic ordering the evacuation while the UN stood by. [Bosnian President Alija IZETBEGOVIC - comments.]

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The powerlessness in the United Nations to do anything about the situation in Bosnia featured; scenes shown from a UN meeting. [US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT, Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vasily SIDOROV - (thru translator), British ambassador to the United Nations Derek PLUMBLY - talk about the United Nations role in Bosnia.] The questions about what the United Nations rapid reaction force will be able to do amidst a Serb offensive raised. [British defense minister Malcolm RIFKIN - outlines the force's purpose.] The position of the US reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:04:30

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