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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack / Refugees #387266

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 06, 1999
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(Studio: John Roberts) The day's events in the crisis over Kosovo outlined on screen.

(Aviano, Italy: Tom Fenton) The continuing NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air strikes reviewed; details given of the rejection of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's offer of a cease-fire reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Continuing NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) attacks on Serbia in spite of the cease-fire offer reported; details given of an accidental air strike on an apartment building. [Pentagon spokesman Kenneth BACON - says the attacks will continue until Milosevic agrees to the peace agreement.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff Rear Admiral Thomas WILSON - talks about targets in Serbia.] [Commander of British Forces Vice Admiral Sir Ian GARNETT - says the Serbs use bad weather to their advantage.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Aleksinac, Yugoslavia: Tim Marshall) An accidental bombing of an apartment complex reported; deaths noted; scenes shown from the Aleksinac, Yugoslavia, bombing site.

(Studio: John Roberts) Interview held with Yugoslav deputy prime minister Vuk Draskovic. [Via telephone, DRASKOVIC - demands ceasing the bombing of Serbia.] Preparations at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to receive Kosovar Albanian refugees reported.

(Brazda, Macedonia: Allen Pizzey) The continuing crisis for the Kosovar Albanian refugees in Macedonia featured; scenes shown of the people crammed into a stinking field. [REFUGEE - says she does not know where she is going.] [UN refugee official Paula GHEDINI - says nothing should be involuntary.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Kruma, Albania: Randall Pinkston) The continuing crisis for the Kosovar Albanian refugees in Albania featured; details given of their better treatment in Albania and of one man's account of killings in Kosovo; scenes shown of the refugees.

Fenton, Tom;
Marshall, Tim;
Martin, David;
Pinkston, Randall;
Pizzey, Allen;
Roberts, John

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