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Kosovo Incursions

Jacky Rowland reports on the tense situation in the Presevo Valley of southern Serbia, where ethnic Albanian militants last week killed four Serb policemen. Most of the residents of the region are ethnic Albanians, and the militants want the area annexed to the province of Kosovo. Yugoslav president Vojislav Kostunica says the fighters are coming over the border from Kosovo into Serbia proper, and he is demanding that NATO troops and UN officials in Kosovo stop them. Kostunica had threatened to send Serbian security forces into the buffer zone along the Kosovo border, if NATO did not curb the attacks by today, but he later postponed the deadline.

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