Information Service of
the Serbian Orthodox Church
March 19, 2004
NEAR ETHNIC CLEANSING
: NATO | 18:24 |
PRISTINA -- Friday
-- A senior NATO commander said today that Kosovo Albanian attacks on Serb
villages this week were not far from turning into "ethnic cleansing".
Almost a thousand Serbs living in isolated villages among the majority
Albanian communities in Kosovo have fled in the last three days as houses
and churches were torched by Albanians despite a heavy presence of
"This kind of activity actually almost amounts to ethnic cleansing and it
cannot go on," US commander of NATO forces for Southern Europe, Gregory
Johnson, told reporters in Kosovo's capital Pristina.
"That's why we came here in the first place."