War in the Balkans: Quotes

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"If, in the future [a ground war] comes up, we'll discuss and debate it"

William Cohen,

US Defense Secretary

"The campaign in the air should be sufficient ... If the circumstances change, we will consider that"

Javier Solana, of Nato

"Ultimately, a conflict is always decided on the ground"

Gen Klaus Naumann, of Nato's military committee

"I don't think it is a question of sitting down to do business with Milosevic at the end"

Tony Blair

"I repeat again. Russia will not get involved in Yugoslavia if the Americans do not push us"

President Boris Yeltsin

"He [Milosevic] hopes we will accept as permanent the results of his ethnic cleansing. We will not"

President Bill Clinton