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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Accidental Bombing / Belgrade #386966

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 15, 1999
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(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Dan Rather) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) acknowledgement of an accidental bombing of a convoy of Kosovar Albanian refugees reported; graphic scenes shown from Kosovo of bodies at the site of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing. [Belgrade, Yugoslavia, deputy mayor of Milan BOZIC - talks about a bombed building.] [Yugoslav foreign ministry spokesman Nebojsa VUJOVIC - condemns the bombing; says peace is what Yugoslavia wants.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) The F-16 pilot's account of the bombing of the Kosovar Albanian convoy reported. [PILOT - (with transcription on screen) explains why he thought the convoy was Serb troops; talks about the attack.] [British Foreign Secretary Robin COOK - lays the blame on the Serbs.]

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Albania: Thalia Assuras) The continuing crisis faced by Kosovar Albanian refugees in Albania reported; details given of continuing stories of atrocities committed by the Serbs, including descriptions by refugees.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Scott Pelley) The White House response to the accidental bombing of the Kosovar Albanian refugee convoy reported; poll results given. [President CLINTON - says some errors are inevitable; says the mission will not change.]

Assuras, Thalia;
Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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