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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack / Convoy / Draskovic Interview #386944

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 1999
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(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Dan Rather) The accidental bombing of a convoy of Kosovar Albanian refugees by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) troops reported; details given of the meeting between the president of Belarus and Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic and the opening of an alley in Kosovo by the KLA; graphic scenes shown from Kosovo of the bombing site.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The deaths of over 70 people after an accidental NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing of a caravan of refugees reported; graphic scenes shown of bodies at the bombing site. [Pentagon spokesman Kenneth BACON - acknowledges the bombing; says Serb planes have allegedly attacked refugees.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - talks about accounts from Kosovo refugees.] [British Secretary for International Development Clare SHORT - says there is no way to bring relief until the Serb troops are under control.]

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Dan Rather) Interview held with Yugoslav deputy prime Minister Vuk Draskovic. [DRASKOVIC - tells what he knows about the American prisoners of war; refuses a request for Rather to see the soldiers.]

(White House: Scott Pelley) Suggestion from the German government about NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) suspending bombing under certain conditions reported. [White House Press Secretary Joe LOCKHART - says there will be no cessation of the air campaign.] [UN Secretary General Kofi ANNAN - urges a political solution.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - states requirements for peace.]

Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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