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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Bombing / American Soldiers / Russia #430243

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Brent Sadler) The failure of Cyprus Parliament speaker Spyros Kyprianou to win the release of three captured American soldiers in Serbia reported. [Yugoslav foreign minister Zivadin JOVANOVIC - says he wants aggression to stop.] [KYPRIANOU - says the bombings were intensified.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The White House response to the refusal of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic to release the American hostages reported. [President CLINTON - criticizes Milosevic's actions.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Ensor) Reports of sexual assault on Kosovar Albanian women by Serb troops reported. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Supreme Commander General Wesley CLARK - says many Serbian troops are in hiding.] [Pentagon spokesman Ken BACON - describes accounts of rape.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Kukes, Albania: Catherine Bond) Deaths of four Kosovar Albanian rebels during a firefight with Serb troops reported.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Pro- and anti-government demonstrations in Podgorica, Montenegro, reported.

(White House: John King) More threats from Russia concerning the NATO attack on Serbia reported. [CLINTON - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is determined to prevail.] [Russian President Boris YELTSIN - threatens that there could be a larger war.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Supreme Commander General Wesley CLARK - says the mission will continue as planned.] [Former United States Ambassador to Russia Robert STRAUSS - says Russians deal with domestic problems.] [Senator Joseph BIDEN - talks about nationalists in Russia.] [State Department spokesman James RUBIN - says Russians should draw a line between sympathy and participation.]

Bond, Catherine;
Ensor, David;
King, John;
Sadler, Brent;
Woodruff, Judy

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