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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / Diplomacy #186605

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 01, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A highly qualified possible diplomatic solution to the war in Kosovo introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The last ditch effort by Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari and Russian special envoy Viktor Chernomyrdin to reach a peace deal for Kosovo examined; details given of the different perspectives of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic on peacekeepers and whether all Serbs troops must withdraw. [AHTISAARI - says clarity is needed.] [Deputy Secretary of State Strobe TALBOTT - says Ahtisaari and Chernomyrdin have hard work ahead.] Three indications that Milosevic is ready to talk and the reaction in Belgrade to the prospects for peace outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Another attack by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) aircraft on the Albanian side of the border with Kosovo shown.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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