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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack / Refugees #387280

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The latest developments in the crisis in Kosovo introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Tom Clark) Telephone report on the continuing NATO attacks on Belgrade, Yugoslavia, reported.

(Studio: Dan Rather) The crash of an unmanned reconnaissance plane in Yugoslavia and the attempts of officials in Cyprus to gain the release of the three American soldiers held prisoner in Belgrade reported.

(Washington: Bill Plante) White House concerns that Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic will not release the American soldiers reported. [President CLINTON - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) forces will prevail.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Unconfirmed reports of the deaths of ten civilians in Belgrade reported; details given of the forcing of refugees back into Kosovo reported; scenes shown of fires in Kosovo. [US Ambassador for War Crimes David SCHEFFER - describes the atrocities the refugees have experienced.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Air Commodore David WILBY - says several Serbian units were attacked; says the Serbians are hunkering down.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The closing of the Kosovo border by Serbian troops reported.

(Kosovo-Macedonia border: Allen Pizzey) The forced relocation of Kosovar Albanians from refugee camps on the Kosovo-Macedonia border reported; details given of the large numbers of Kosovars unaccounted for; scenes shown of refugees camp. [REFUGEE - says she wants to go home to Kosovo.] [US Ambassador to Macedonia Christopher HILL - says the relocations have to be temporary.] [REFUGEE - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Elbasan, Albania: Mark Phillips) The continuing crisis for the Kosovar Albanian refugees in Albania reported; details given of the dumping of refugees into Albania by Macedonia. [Elbasan city official George DULIA - says his city needs everything to help the refugees.]

Reporter(s):
Clark, Tom;
Martin, David;
Phillips, Mark;
Pizzey, Allen;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:10:10

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