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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / NATO Peacekeeping / The Russians / Refugees #186679

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 13, 1999
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pristina: Bob Woodruff) The tense first days of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) peacekeeping operation in Kosovo featured; scenes shown of the gun battle between German soldiers and a car, of a standoff between NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Serbs and of British troops coming in. [British SOLDIER - describes the people's reaction.] [British army Andrew KEVIL - comments on document cleansing.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The death of two German journalists in Kosovo noted.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The Russian advance into NATO-controlled Kosovo reviewed; scenes shown from Pristina, Kosovo; details given of the impasse with Russian due to the vagueness of the peace plan. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) supreme commander General Wesley CLARK - says it is a political problem.] President Clinton's conversation with Russian President Boris Yeltsin noted. [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - opposes a separate Russian sector.] [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN - assesses the problem.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pristina: Jim Wooten) One story of the return home of a Kosovar refugee featured; scenes shown from his damaged and ransacked home and his reunion with relatives. [Refugee Ylber BAJRAKTARI - comments on the situation in Kosovo.]

Brown, Aaron;
Raddatz, Martha;
Woodruff, Bob;
Wooten, Jim

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