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Bosnia / Civil War / United Nations Peacekeepers / United States Pilot #363945

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 03, 1995
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The day's events in Bosnia reviewed.

(Paris: Mark Phillips) Meeting of Western defense ministers to discuss the role of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in war-torn Bosnia featured; scenes shown from Paris, where a Quick Reaction Force (QRF) was created as a United Nations fighting force. [British defense minister Malcolm RIFKIND - says the United Nations has been humiliated because it coul not protect itself.] [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - comments.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Sarajevo: Allen Pizzey) The fate of the United Nations mission in Bosnia and of the pilot of a United States F-16 that was shot down near Banja Luka, Bosnia, examined. [UN special representative Yasuchi AKASHI - comments.] [UN spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Gary COWARD - says missiles were fired by Bosnian Serbs at NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) aircraft.] [UN spokesman Alexander IVANKO - says the UN mission has been strained.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(White House: Regina Blakely) President Clinton's latest revision of United States policy on Bosnia outlined. [In radio address, CLINTON - explains conditions under which United States soldiers would be used to help in the extraction of United Nations soldiers.] [Senator Phil GRAMM - opposes sending US combat troops to Bosnia.] [Former special envoy to Somalia Robert OAKLEY - compares the situation in Bosnia to what happened in Somalia.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) "Newsweek" poll findings in support of putting United States ground troops in Bosnia outlined.

Blakely, Regina;
Phillips, Mark;
Pizzey, Allen;
Schieffer, Bob

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