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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / NATO Bombing #186118

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Russian President Boris Yeltsin's threat to end Russia's role in finding a political settlement in Yugoslavia and the acknowledgement by Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic that NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing has caused many military and police casualties reported.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The escalation of NATO's air war against Yugoslavia reviewed; details given of a cluster bomb strike against a civilian neighborhood in Nis, Yugoslavia. [Secretary of Defense William COHEN - says Milosevic is getting weaker.] [Human Rights Watch Kenneth ROTH - says the Pentagon is using cluster bombs in bright packaging that attracts children.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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