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Bosnia / Civil War / French Pilots / Sarajevo / NATO Troops #400554

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 12, 1995
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Paris: Peter Humi) Release by the Bosnian Serbs of the two French pilots, Captain Frederic Chiffot and Lieutenant Jose Souvignet, who had been shot down over Bosnia last August, featured; scenes shown of the men. The diplomatic role of French President Jacques Chirac in getting them freed noted.

(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Tuzla: Christiane Amanpour) The likelihood that Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic got the French pilots' release and today's referendum in Sarajevo among residents of the Serb-held suburbs reviewed.

(Sarajevo: Mike Hanna) The beginnings of the deployment of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) troops in Bosnia featured; scenes shown of cleanup operations in Sarajevo to make way for the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) force. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) engineer Major Julian TURNER - talks about their situation.] [US Marine Corps Colonel Paul TRAHAN - comments.]

(Tuzla: Christiane Amanpour) The schedule for troop deployment in Tuzla noted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The reluctant support from Congress for the US deployment in Bosnia, including the criticism of President Clinton's policy, updated.

Amanpour, Christiane;
Bowker, Hilary;
Hanna, Mike;
Humi, Peter;
Woodruff, Judy

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