War in the Balkans: Quotes

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"We accepted all the Group of Eight's principles"

General Nebojsa Pavkovic, commander of Yugoslavia's Third Army

"Milosevic... is not going to succeed in dividing the alliance"

Hashim Thaqi, leader of the KLA

"We must not and cannot trust [Milosevic's] words"

George Robertson, Secretary of State for Defence

"What is happening here [in Macedonia] is a drama of biblical proportions"

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize winner

"Unfortunately, none of Russia's suggestions have been taken up"

Igor Ivanov, Russian Foreign Minister

"I think [hope of a breakthrough] is a bit premature"

Michael Hammer, of US National Security Council