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Diplomats Admit NATO Backs KLA Invasion of Inner Serbia [2-14-2001]
[In a July 27, 2000 article, we mocked NATO's claims (1) that it was trying to stop KLA attacks on inner Serbia. In 'Pentagon Dogs' (2) our writer charged that NATO is administering this KLA assault. Now according to the BBC, NATO diplomats admit NATO is supporting the terrorist invasion but claim that this is the result of "decisions taken before the change of government [i.e., the Oct. 5th coup] in Yugoslavia." So let's see: NATO thought it was trying to stop the terrorists though in fact it was supporting them and after that, it forgot to stop. Right. - E.C.].
The BBC Reports: "The sources said that certain Nato-led K-For forces were not preventing the guerrillas taking mortars and other weapons into the exclusion zone
"The guerrilla units had been able to hold exercises there, including live-firing of weapons, despite the fact that K-For patrols the zone
"Western special forces were still training the guerrillas, as a result of decisions taken before the change of government in Yugoslavia " (From BBC story, below)
(The following text, up until "Further Reading" is all from the BBC))
Monday, 29 January, 2001, 16:27 GMT Kostunica warns of fresh fighting http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/europe/newsid_1142000/1142478.stm
Yugoslav President Vojislav Kostunica has warned that "fresh fighting" could soon break out again between Serb and ethnic Albanian forces.
Mr Kostunica, who was attending the World Economic Forum in Davos over the weekend, cancelled a major speech and rushed back to Belgrade because of what he described as a "new threat to stability" in southern Serbia.
The past week has seen the most serious violence in the region since last November, when four Serb policemen were killed by suspected Albanian guerrillas fighting for the independence of three Albanian-populated towns near the Kosovo border.
K-For troops patrol a border security zone
Four Serb soldiers were wounded on Sunday, and one was killed on Friday in the same region - the Presevo valley.
UN special co-ordinator for the Balkans Carl Bildt told the BBC that the Presevo situation was "the most serious threat to stability in the Balkans, and there is very little awareness or attention to what is about to explode".
The BBC's Nik Gowing in Davos has been shown evidence by foreign diplomatic sources that the guerrillas now have several hundred fighters in the 5km-deep military exclusion zone on the boundary between Kosovo and the rest of Serbia.
The sources said that:
Certain Nato-led K-For forces were not preventing the guerrillas taking mortars and other weapons into the exclusion zone
The guerrilla units had been able to hold exercises there, including live-firing of weapons, despite the fact that K-For patrols the zone
Western special forces were still training the guerrillas, as a result of decisions taken before the change of government in Yugoslavia
Guerrilla leaders had now taken over from political leaders in many Albanian villages within the zone
They now controlled the heights overlooking the villages of Presevo and Bujanovac Our correspondent says Yugoslav officials are concerned that Albanian actions may reach the point where the Yugoslav military - which currently supports Mr Kostunica - will insist on entering the security zone, creating another Albanian refugee crisis.
1) 'Who is Behind Terrorist Attacks on 'Serbia Proper'? http://emperors-clothes.com/news/fighting.htm
2) 'Pentagon Dogs' by Tika Yankovich at http://emperors-clothes.com/articles/tika/dogs.htmhtm
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