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NATO and Serbs

NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Belgrade on reaction to NATO's decision today to allow Yugoslav forces into a buffer zone along the Serbian border with Macedonia. The allies agreed to let Yugoslav forces into what was a demilitarized zone to oust ethnic Albanian rebels sheltering there. Yugoslav president Vojislav Kostunica welcomed the move. But he blasted NATO for allowing the ethnic Albanian militants to operate in the region and allowing the security situation in the region to deteriorate. The rebels have been staging attacks inside Serbia proper, and recently, in the neighboring country of Macedonia.

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