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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / Peace Talks / NATO #628641

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 20, 1999
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(No location given: Kevin Tibbles) The Kosovo peace talks between the Serbs and ethnic Albanians featured; details given of the Serbs' steadfast refusal to allow NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) peacekeeping troops; scenes shown from the site of the negotiations in France. [In France, Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - hopes Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic wakes up; cites the need for a military agreement.] [British foreign secretary Robin COOK - cites NATO's role.] The United States military buildup in case there is an air strike against the Serbs noted.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Kosovo: Ron Allen) The Yugoslav military buildup in Kosovo featured; scenes shown of the fighting and of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) troops standing by. [MONITOR - comments.] [In Belgrade, United States embassy's Nick MILES - comments on the diplomats pulling out.] [British Army Captain Wayne HENNESSY-BARRETT - comments.]

Allen, Ron;
Seigenthaler, John;
Tibbles, Kevin

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