THE HAGUE, 3 April 2000 (RFERL) -- The head of the UN war crimes
tribunal at the Hague is calling for the immediate arrest of former Bosnian
Serb leader Radovan Kardzic. The call came just hours after NATO-led peacekeepers arrested one
of his close colleagues, Momcilo Krajisnik.
Chief tribunal prosecutor Carla Del Ponte said Karadzic should
stand trial with Krajisnik who was arrested at his home in Pale, near
Krajisnik was speaker of the Bosnian Serb parliament during the
1992-95 war and a Bosnian presidency member after the conflict.
Krajisnik was under a secret indictment from the tribunal at the
Hague on charges including genocide and war crimes. His extradition process
to the Netherlands has started.