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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / NATO Campaign / Milosevic Plan #185616

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 11, 1999
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) Pentagon satellite photos of a mass gravesite near the village of Orahovac, Kosovo, and talk of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ground forces featured. [Secretary of Defense William COHEN, deputy Secretary of State Strobe TALBOTT - offer views on the possibility of updating NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) plans.] [Former Supreme NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander retired General George JOULWAN - says NATO should have anticipated using ground forces.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(London: Hilary Brown) The possibility of a premeditated Serb secret plan, known as Operation Horseshoe, to ethnically cleanse Kosovo examined; details given of the massing of Serb troops during the 1998 peace talks. [COHEN - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was aware of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's plan.] [Balkan expert Jonathan EYAL - says Milosevic will carve up Kosovo to get rid of minorities.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) The shelling of three Albanian villages during a battle between Serb forces and the Kosovo Liberation Army reported.

(Tirana, Albania: Bill Redeker) The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air campaign to bring supplies to Kosovar refugees in Albania featured; scenes shown of the relief plane over the Adriatic Sea; details given of the heavy traffic of relief flights. [On board, Air Force Capt Bill OSTROM - talks about the flight and operation.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Yugoslav report that a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) missile hit a residential area in Novi Sad reported; scenes shown from Belgrade, Yugoslavia, of the celebration of Orthodox Easter.

Brown, Hilary;
Raddatz, Martha;
Redeker, Bill;
Simpson, Carole

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