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Bosnia / Civil War / Zepa / Allied Plan / United Nations #161023

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 19, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: David Ensor) The reaction of the Western allies to the apparent fall to the Serbs of the Moslem town of Zepa, Bosnia, featured; details given of the plan to strike at Serb forces around UN safe havens and the pending United States Senate vote to lift the arms embargo. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - comments on options.] [British foreign secretary Malcolm RIFKIND - says lifting the embargo would end the United Nations mission.] [Senators John McCAIN, Joseph LIEBERMAN - debate "Americanizing" the war.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from United Nations special envoy Yasuchi Akashi about the weakness of the United Nations protection force quoted.

(Tuzla: Hilary Brown) The Bosnian Moslems' disenchantment with the UN protection force, which have not protected the so-called safe areas, examined; scenes shown from the United Nations tent city in Tuzla, Bosnia. [Two Bosnian SOLDIERS, MAN - criticize the UN.] [Dutch United Nations force commander Colonel Charles BRANTZ - wants to continue the UN's humanitarian job.]

Brown, Hilary;
Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter

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