NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 06, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Reports introduced.
(Zagreb: Carol Walker) Impending crisis in Croatia featured; scenes shown; warning from Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic to his republic to prepare for war noted; details given of infiltration of Serbian extremists into Croatia. [Croatian deputy interior minister Brezac MILAN - (thru translator) comments.] Federal President Stipe Mesic said stating that some nationalist groups do not want peace.
(Ljubljana, Slovenia: Martin Fletcher) Preparation for civil war in Slovenia featured. [Slovenian PRESIDENT -(thru translator) says army's attack is hours away.] Lack of agreement following negotiations between the republic and central government noted. Army's position that Slovenia can be kept in Yugoslavia by force reiterated. Chances of Croatia and Slovenia against the central army assessed.