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"It is well known that the movement of Albanians and other residents in Kosovo from their homes was caused by the Nato bombing"

Slobodan Milosevic

"I do not believe [a pause in the bombing] is being considered ... I believe that the air campaign will succeed and we will prevail. This is not a quick thing"

Madeleine Albright

"I want to make it clear that the campaign is being successful and we have got to be ready to build on that success"

Robin Cook,

Foreign Secretary

"These reservists were regular soldiers returning home ... but Western media interpreted these moves as desertions"

Nebojsa Vujovic,

Yugoslav Foreign Ministry

"I see no sign that the Yugoslav army, at the present rate of attrition, is going to hold out until August or September"

Robin Cook,

Foreign Secretary

"This is the moment to crush the Milosevic regime. But this will be hard to do without the use of ground forces"

Jure Radic, Croatian

Deputy Prime Minister