War in the Balkans: Quotes

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"This cannot be an error when the refugees were bombed four times"

Milan Milutinovic,

Serbian President

"I put my system on the lead vehicle and execute a laser bomb attack... and destroy the lead vehicle"

US fighter pilot

"Sometimes one has to risk the lives of the few in order to rescue the lives of the many"

Jamie Shea, of Nato

"This criminal act demands immediate, unbiased investigation"

Yugoslavian Foreign Ministry statement

"How dare they produce crocodile tears for people killed in a confict for which they are responsible?"

Robin Cook

"This is just the kind of `own goal' we were dreading"

British official speaking of the convoy bombing