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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack / Atrocities / Refugees #429975

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Apr 11, 1999
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(Studio: Lou Waters) The latest developments in the strike against Yugoslavia introduced.

(Brussels, Belgium: Jim Clancy) A restrained NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) attack on Yugoslavia during Orthodox Easter reported; details given of more accounts of atrocities against ethnic Albanians by Serb troops in Kosovo; scenes shown of refugees and aerial surveillance photos. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - describes attacks on targets in Serbia.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Supreme Commander General Wesley CLARK - says the battle plan is dynamic.]

(Studio: Lou Waters) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) Concerns about the success of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) attack on Yugoslavia examined; details given of the sending of more warplanes to the Baltic region. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Supreme Commander General Wesley CLARK - says nobody said this would be a short air attack.] ["US News and World Report" Steve ROBERTS - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) made many miscalculations.] [Former National Security Advisor Brent SCOWCROFT - says he cannot think of an air campaign that changed a leader's mind.] [Former NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander General George JOULWAN - says more options are needed while facing Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.] [Defense Secretary William COHEN - says Milosevic did not surprise anyone with his brutality.]

(Studio: Lou Waters) Serbian television reports on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) attacks on Serbia noted; scenes shown of damaged buildings in Novi Sad, Lucani, and Belgrade, Yugoslavia. [In interview, Yugoslav United Nations charge d'Affairs Vladislav JOVANOVIC - says the accusations of Serbian brutality are only meant to hide NATO's own alleged atrocities.] The whereabouts of two missing Australian humanitarian workers updated; scenes shown of one worker, Steve Pratt, on Serb TV. A Serb attack on two Albanian villages and the continuing flood of refugees leaving Kosovo for Albania and Macedonia reported; scenes shown of the refugees. [US Ambassador to Macedonia Christopher HILL - talks about accounts of atrocities from ethnic Albanians.]

(Stenkovec, Macedonia: Matthew Chance) The crisis faced by older and ailing refugees in Macedonia and Albania examined; scenes shown of the refugees in Stenkovec, Macedonia. [Aid worker William CANY - says many older refugees cannot care for themselves.]

Reporter(s):
Chance, Matthew;
Clancy, Jim;
McIntyre, Jamie;
Waters, Lou
Duration:
00:11:50

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