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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Prisoners / War Crimes / Refugees #430183

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 1999
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Brent Sadler) The meeting between Reverend Jesse Jackson and the three captured American soldiers in Belgrade, Yugoslavia featured; details about the meeting given; scenes shown form Serbian television of the three soldiers and of bombing sites in Belgrade.

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Censorship of journalists in Yugoslavia noted.

(White House: John King) Belgrade's proposal to end the bombing by NATO troops examined. [White House Press Secretary Joe LOCKHART - says he can understand why people would want peace.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says there is no serious proposal being considered.] [Vice President Al GORE - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) action will continue until atrocities end.] [Former State Department official Paul WILLIAMS - says war crimes prosecution was put aside in order to negotiate with Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.] [International War Crimes Tribunal Louise ARBOUR - says the time is critical to see action on war crime warrants.]

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Interview held with International War Crimes Tribunal Louise Arbour. [ARBOUR - says she wants to see war criminals guilty of crimes in Bosnia and Kosovo arrested and tried.]

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(Yugoslavia-Albania border: Jane Arraf) The continuing exodus of Kosovar Albanian refugees into neighboring countries reported; details given of the high number of middle-class Kosovar Albanians reported. [Dr. Nadisha ABULAI(thru translator) - says she was taken from work and dumped on the border.] [PERSON - talks about things happening in Kosovo.] [GIRL - says her father is dead.]

Arraf, Jane;
King, John;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Sadler, Brent

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