ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 08, 1999
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(Skopje, Macedonia: Peter Jennings) Developments in the Kosovo peace reviewed.
(White House: Sam Donaldson) The move toward a peace deal between NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Yugoslavia forces examined; details given of President Clinton's talk with Russian President Boris Yeltsin about the peacekeeping forces in Kosovo. [Pentagon spokesman Kenneth BACON - says there are signs of preparation for withdrawal.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says we got what we came for.] [CLINTON - says the bombing will be suspended when troop withdrawal begins.]
(Pentagon: John McWethy) Preparations for United States and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) troops to head for Kosovo featured. [Marine Corps. sergeant Matthew ACCARDO, British Fifth Airborne Brigade Brigadier General Adrian FREER - comment on the mission.]
(Skopje, Macedonia: Peter Jennings) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) report that hundreds of Serb troops may have been killed in a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing raid noted.
(Cegrane refugee camp: Terry Moran) The identity crisis for refugees driven out of Kosovo featured; details given of the Serb campaign to take the identification papers of the ethnic Albanians; scenes shown from the refugee camp in Cegrane, Albania. [REFUGEE - says our papers were taken.] [ALBRIGHT - says the Serbs cannot control who goes back into Kosovo.] [UN refugee official Paula GHEDINI - cites the refugee challenge.]