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Peace In The Balkans: `Happy Peace To Us All'

This is an edited version of President Slobodan Milosevic's televised address to the Yugoslav people yesterday.

War In The Balkans

"The key now is implementation. A verifiable withdrawal of Serb forces will allow us to suspend the bombing and go forward with the [peace] plan"

War In The Balkans: Quotes

"Nato has no alternative but to continue and intensify the air campaign until ... the Yugoslav side are prepared to implement the agreement fully and without ambiguity"

War In The Balkans: Military Options - First British wave will be airborne

TWO OPTIONS are now being considered for using British airborne forces to fly ahead of the rest of the Kosovo Force once the military agreement is finally signed with the Serbs and the peace-keeping mission rolls into the Yugoslav province.

The Balkans Truce: Quotes

"Nature abhors a vacuum,so we'll be following pretty closely behind" the departing Serbs"

Monitor: The Sunday papers review the Balkans peace agreement

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Letter: War's dilemmas

Sir: Mr Lee may be right (letter, 5 June); recent experience in the Balkans suggests that a war can be "won" by air power alone. But at what a cost in civilian lives and civil infrastructure!

Football: Irish will fight any sanctions

THE REPUBLIC of Ireland's top football official has warned Uefa that any attempt to throw them out of the European Championship over the cancellation of tomorrow's qualifier with Yugoslavia in Dublin will be met with the fiercest resistance.

War In The Balkans: How a deal was done

AGREEMENT CAME after a very late night, a two-page document and several meetings with Slobodan Milosevic. Yesterday the man who brokered the deal that may have brought peace to Kosovo, the Finnish President, Martti Ahtisaari, said his talks with the Yugoslav President and indicted war criminal were "very business-like". There were, Mr Ahtisaari added, "no voices raised in the discussions. We went through the paper. I tried to clarify the issues that were raised."

War In The Balkans: So can we now solve the Balkan question?

FOR SERBIA this war has been an unmitigated disaster. The people have experienced a miserable few months. They feel as if they are the victims of great injustice and yet this war will be remembered, above all, for the hundreds of thousands of victims created in their name, and the extraordinary notion that this bloody century could be allowed to end with the forced expulsion of a whole people from their homeland. To say that it would have been far worse for the Serbs if Nato had actually been trying to cause civilian casualties is scant consolation. Many people have been killed and injured, the country's infrastructure has been taken apart and the economy set back years - and there is nothing to show for Milosevic in return.

War In the Balkans: Can we now solve the Balkan question?

FOR SERBIA this war has been an unmitigated disaster. The people have experienced a miserable few months. They feel as if they are the victims of great injustice and yet this war will be remembered, above all, for the hundreds of thousands of victims created in their name, and the extraordinary notion that this bloody century could be allowed to end with the forced expulsion of a whole people from their homeland. To say that it would have been far worse for the Serbs if Nato had actually been trying to cause civilian casualties is scant consolation. Many people have been killed and injured, the country's infrastructure has been taken apart and the economy set back years - and there is nothing to show for Milosevic in return.

War In The Balkans - The Leaders: Clinton: can't salute but sure commands

FROM THE moment Slobodan Milosevic rejected Nato's terms for agreement at Rambouillet in March and Nato embarked on its military operation, President Bill Clinton was adamant that the use of military force was justified.

War In The Balkans - Blair - The Leaders: Crusader who believed in `just war'

TONY BLAIR, widely portrayed as "Nato's hawk" during the Kosovo crisis, does not mind looking tough but believes his label does not do him justice. "It is not about being a hawk - it is about being right," one of the Prime Minister's closest aides said yesterday.

War In The Balkans: EU gets defence role

War in the Balkans: Europe

War in the Balkans: Briefing: Day 70

n FoNet, Serbia's first independent news agency, announced it has been forced to shut down by wartime constraints caused by more than two months of Nato bombings.
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