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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Peace Talks / NATO Bombing #387761

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Frankfurt, Germany: Scott Pelley) Possibility that peace talks between NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Serbia could begin and a meeting between President Clinton and Kosovar Albanian refugees reported; list of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) demands given. [CLINTON - praises Russia; thanks the refugees for speaking about their trials.] [REFUGEE (thru translator) - describes his ordeal.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: John Roberts) Concerns that Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic will not allow a security force in Kosovo with troops from NATO-allied countries reported; details given of dissent within Yugoslavia against Milosevic. [Deputy foreign minister Nebojsa VUJOVIC - talks about Russia participating in the peace process.] [Former opposition leader Zoran DJINDJIC - says his party will try to overthrow Milosevic.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The progress of the air campaign over Yugoslavia examined; details given of confirmation that the three soldiers were in Macedonia at the time of their capture. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) military spokesman Major General Walter JERTZ - says the Serbs leave the scene when NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) planes show up.] [Pentagon spokesman Ken BACON - says the three captured American POWs were beaten and hit with rifle butts.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The awarding of medals to the three captured POWs and the birth of a baby to a Kosovar Albanian couple in the United States reported.

Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John

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