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Serbia Outlines Plan To Catch Mladic


http://gdb.rferl.org/E5BBEFC5-D88F-487C-B1FF-36C2C6A47B9A_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/E5BBEFC5-D88F-487C-B1FF-36C2C6A47B9A_mw800_mh600.jpg "I'm looking for Mladic," a Belgrade girl writes, referring to the war crimes indictee Ratko Mladic, whose surname means 'boyfriend' (file photo) (AFP) July 27, 2006 -- A U.S. envoy says Serbian officials had assured him they are serious about capturing fugitive war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic.


Clint Williamson, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues, said officials he met in Belgrade briefed him on their latest plan to catch the former Bosnian Serb commander, who is wanted for genocide and war crimes by a UN tribunal based in The Hague.


(AP, AFP)

The Fugitives

Ratko Mladic (left) confers with Radovan Karadzic during a meeting in Pale in 1993 (epa)

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Ten years have passed since former Bosnian Serb leader RADOVAN KARADZIC and his former military commander General RATKO MLADIC were indicted by the Hague-based war crimes tribunal for genocide and other war crimes. The two fugitives remain at large, despite the obligation of NATO-led peacekeepers and the various governments in the region to arrest the indictees and send them to The Hague. Many people wonder why the most powerful military alliance in history and a host of governments seeking Euro-Atlantic integration remain unable to catch the two... (more)


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