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Yugoslavia / Slovenia, Croatia / United States Position #339314

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 02, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Zagreb: Martha Teichner) Military offensive by Yugoslav forces against independence-seeking republics of Slovenia and Croatia featured; scenes shown of battles between Slovenian militiamen and government troops and from capital of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Yugoslavia; details given of an atmosphere of danger and hysteria. Efforts by civilians in Croatia to block an army tank shown.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(State Department: Bill Plante) Position of United States policy makers on events in Yugoslavia featured; details given of shift from support for unity to freedom of choice. President Bush noted urging Yugoslav president to control his troops.

Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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