War In The Balkans: Quotes

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"They came banging on the doors and shouting, and saying if we don't leave now a bullet is waiting for us"

Kosovo Albanian refugee

"We are very concerned about the three soldiers. We've all seen their pictures. We don't like it"

General Wesley Clark

"They are brave American soldiers. They'll be treated under the Geneva Convention"

Serbian paramilitary leader Zeljko Raznjatovic

"My generation, we stood by and watched genocide and we promised it would never happen again"

US senator Bob Dole

"It's not a picnic. They must understand, if the ground troops come in they will be leaving in body bags"

`Arkan', Serb mercenary

"Staff said the scene reminded them of the darkest days at the end of World War Two"

Kris Janowski, spokesman for the UNHCR