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Bosnian / Civil War / Serbia #350858

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 08, 1993
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(White House: Bill Plante) The civil war in Bosnia and President Clinton's policies examined; White House photograph shown of the meeting where Secretary of State Warren Christopher reported on the European position of the United States strategies. [Senator Richard LUGAR - says Europe will have to decide.] [Senator Robert DOLE - says the American people have to be told why United States national interests are at stake.] [Bosnian foreign minister Haris SILAJDZIC - says the UN troops should be pulled out if they are in danger.] Clinton's need for the support of the United Nations and Congress and of consensus from the allies before using force in Bosnia mentioned. Today's cease-fire discussed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Tom Fenton) The announced move by the republic of Serbia to halt supplies to the Bosnian Serbs until they back the Vance-Owen peace plan examined; scenes shown from Belgrade, Yugoslavia, to illustrate the impact of economic sanctions there. [Serb President Dobrica COSIC - (thru translator) describes the conditions in Serbia due to the effective sanctions; opposes Western air strikes.]

Fenton, Tom;
Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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