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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Summit / 50th Anniversary / Refugees #387073

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 1999
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(Littleton, Colorado: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The upcoming 50th anniversary NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, the growing probability that ground troops will be used in Kosovo and the bombing of one of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's homes reported. [President CLINTON - says it would be wrong not to attack command operations.] [MILOSEVIC - says United Nations troops are welcome in Serbia, but not NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) troops.] [British Foreign Secretary Robin COOK - says there will be no ground troop invasion.]

(Littleton, Colorado: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Skopje, Macedonia: Jim Axelrod) Interview held with a Kosovar Albanian refugee. [WOMAN (thru translator) - says she was tortured and raped by Serbian troops.] [Organization for Security and Cooperation Sandy BLYTHE - says the number of sexual assault reports is increasing.] [Physicians for Human Rights Dr. Alan KELLER - says rapes are underreported.]

Axelrod, Jim;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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