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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Violence / United States Policy #425653

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 08, 1998
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The flight of ethnic Albanians from Kosovo after more fighting with the Serbian rulers reported; scenes shown from Bajram Curri; details given of the toughening of United States sanctions against Yugoslavia.

(White House: Wolf Blitzer) The reaction from the White House to the fighting in Kosovo outlined. [Secretary of Defense William COHEN, State Department spokesman James RUBIN, former assistant Secretary of State Richard HOLBROOKE, Senators Tom DASCHLE. Trent LOTT - say options will be examined.] The issues of Albanian independence and the crackdown by Serbian troops noted. [Former United States State Department official James HOOPER - says only force can stop ethnic cleansing.] The administration's view that sanctions can only work if Europe will come down hard on Yugoslavia discussed.

Blitzer, Wolf;
Woodruff, Judy

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