The Canadian Press

1994-11-25 | Peacekeepers-Held-hePage

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Canadian peacekeepers were detained in the former Yugoslavia by both Bosnian Serb soldiers and by Bosnian Muslim soldiers. Soon after 55 peacekeepers were hemmed in by the Bosnian Serbs to guard against NATO air strikes, Muslim soldiers prevented about 100-non-essential Canadian personnel in the Viskoko area from relocating to another, safer base. Major Rita LePage, a spokesman for the Canadian peacekeepers, said the Muslim forces knew the Canadians were all that stood between them and the Bosnian Serbs.

Date: 1994-11-25
Placeline: Zagreb
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << when we try to have those those individuals and I sent chills leave the focal area for carefully act where we also have found Canadian soldiers just slightly southwest of the so called, the B. I. H. forces did not allow them to leave it was a totally non threatening, action they are very very concerned Canadians are their buffer zone between between them and the BSA and they were concerned that time that we were going to leave >>

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