WAR IN THE BALKANS: Briefing: Day 65

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r Two new refugee camps are being set up at Cegrnek, Macedonia, to alleviate overcrowding.Oxfam began work at the sites and hopes refugees can move in next week.

r About 300 Kosovars arrived in Macedonia, mainly through the Jazince crossing. Just 61 crossed at Blace, all men freed from prison at Lipljan, where they had been since 24 April.

r The KLA leader Hashim Thaci met Hubert Vedrine, France's Foreign Minister, for talks on implementing a possible settlement.

r Nato pilots have been authorised to hit Yugoslavia's civilian telephone system and computer networks, The Washington Post said.

r A French pilotless plane was shot down, the third drone reported lost by French forces.