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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / The Situation / NATO Boming / Serbia / Refugees #430204

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(White House: Wolf Blitzer) The reaction of the United States and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) to indications that Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic might announce a cease-fire in Kosovo this week examined; details given of the conditions NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) says he must accept. [President CLINTON - says this is not acceptable; promises an unceasing air campaign; defends the air campaign as the best available option.] [Secretary of Defense William COHEN - says the military chiefs agreed the air campaign was the best option.] [US Institution of Peace George BIDDLE - says a political settlement is a moot point.] The latest information from intelligence sources about atrocities in Kosovo and the fact that the KLA rebels are "on the ropes" discussed.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Announcement by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) that they have hit a comprehensive number of targets in the 13th day of bombing reported; scenes shown of damages.

(Belgrade: Brent Sadler) The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air strike against Yugoslavia reviewed; scenes shown of cities, including Belgrade, under bombardment by NATO. [Serbian deputy prime minister Vojislav SESELJ - (thru translator) says the air strikes only make Serbs more resolute.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The Kosovo refugee crisis introduced; map shown of the numbers going to Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro.

(Kukes, Albania: Christiane Amanpour) The refugee crisis in Albania featured; scenes shown of those who fled Kosovo while their stories of repression by the Serbs are recounted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Macedonia: Matthew Chance) The refugee crisis in Macedonia featured; scenes shown of the exiles massed in camps along the border.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Live coverage of pictures from Serbian television of explosions in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, presented.

Amanpour, Christiane;
Blitzer, Wolf;
Chance, Matthew;
Sadler, Brent;
Woodruff, Judy

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