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Bosnia / Civil War / Gorazde / NATO Ultimatum #356249

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 23, 1994
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Another nightmare day in Gorazde, Bosnia, introduced.

(Sarajevo: Mark Phillips) The Serb offensive against the Moslem enclave of Gorazde, Bosnia, despite the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ultimatum of air strikes, featured; ham radio reports from the town played; scenes shown of the town and of a United Nations convoy heading there. [UN spokesman Kris JANOWSKI - describes heavy shelling in the town.] [In Sarajevo, two PEOPLE - react.] [Bosnian Serb leader Radovan KARADZIC - predicts peace.] United Nations report that Serb artillery may be pulling back noted. The question of whether or not there will be allied bombing discussed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The command problems of the allies in Bosnia examined; the snafu over NATO's threat to bomb the Serbs detailed. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) should carry out the bombing ultimatum.] [Russian ambassador to the United Nations Yuli VORONTSOV - says the Serbs are doing something wrong.] The telephone exchange between NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Secretary General Manfred Woerner and Akashi over air strikes detailed. [Bosnian Prime Minister Haris SILAJDZIC - reacts to Akashi's decision.] The reasons why the Serbs may pull back from Gorazde discussed.

Martin, David;
Phillips, Mark;
Schieffer, Bob

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