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Bosnia / Peace / Treaty Signing / The Serbs / Sarajevo #400617

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 14, 1995
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker; Paris: Ralph Begleiter) Report introduced.

(Paris: Steve Hurst) The signing of the Bosnian peace accords featured; scenes shown from the ceremonies in Paris. [Bosnian President Alija IZETBEGOVIC, Croatian President Franjo TUDJMAN (thru translator), Serbian President Slobodan MILOSEVIC, French President Jacques CHIRAC (thru translator), President CLINTON - make statements about the treaty and the peace.]

(Paris: Ralph Begleiter) Interview held with "International Herald Tribune"'s William Pfaff about why the Bosnia Serbs were left out of the Elysses Palace ceremonies. [PFAFF - says the Serbs are Milosevic's puppets and the Bosnian Serbs are merely an operation of the Serbian secret service; adds that Bosnian Serb leaders Radovan Karadzic and General Ratko Mladic could become rivals or "inconveniences" within Serbia for Milosevic.] The bittersweet mood at this treaty signing noted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Sarajevo: Brent Sadler) The reality of violence in Sarajevo during this official day of peace featured; scenes shown from the snow-covered streets of Sarajevo hit by gun and shell fire and from inside the city's hospital. [Bosnian Prime Minister Haris SILAJDZIC - blames the Serb terrorists.] [Hospital nurse Hasna GRANOE, market bombing SURVIVOR - comment.] The ill omen of today's shelling discussed.

Begleiter, Ralph;
Bowker, Hilary;
Hurst, Steve;
Sadler, Brent;
Woodruff, Judy

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