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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Refugee Crisis #387362

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The attack by Serb troops on Kosovar Albanian forces after an announcement that Serb troops would withdraw from Kosovo reported; scenes shown of damages from the latest NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air strikes. [Defense Secretary William COHEN - says there is no evidence of troop withdrawal.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Refugee totals updated.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: John Roberts) Accusations from within Yugoslavia that the exodus of Kosovar refugees and the stories of the atrocities were fabrications done by actors reported. [Yugoslav government minister Goran MATIC(thru translator) - says Albanian families were used to act as stand- in refugees.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - says the Serbian accusation is a "sick joke".]

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:03:20

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