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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Albanians Killed / Hillary Interview / China #430305

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 14, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Brent Sadler) The deaths of Kosovar Albanian civilians caused by a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air attack reported; details given of the downing of an unmanned reconnaissance plane over Serbia; graphic scenes shown of the bodies of victims and of a funeral for a Serb soldier.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Tirana, Albania: Amanda Kibel) Videotapes smuggled from Serbia allegedly documenting the killing of Kosovar Albanians by Serb troops reported; graphic scenes shown from Kosovo of many bodies. [Kosovo Television Liri LOSHI(thru translator) - describes the scene of the killing; says he wanted the world to know what happened.] [Three SURVIVORS (thru translator) - describe the actions of Serb troops.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Denial from the Serb government of the killings reported.

(No location given: Christiane Amanpour) Interview held with First Lady Hillary Clinton. [CLINTON - talks about what she heard about the atrocities in Kosovo; says she believes in forgiveness and reconciliation; says forgiveness is an ongoing challenge.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(White House: John King) Phone calls between President Clinton and Chinese President Jiang Zemin reported; details given of apologies for the accidental NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. [Representative Lee HAMILTON - says the bombing is an irritant in the US- China relationship; says there is a deep-seated anti-American feeling in China.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The continuing diplomatic efforts of Russia to work out a Kosovo peace deal reported.

Amanpour, Christiane;
Kibel, Amanda;
King, John;
Sadler, Brent;
Woodruff, Judy

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