here and now (1999) 02/08/1999
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AnnotationThe third day of negotiations in Rambouillet in France between the representatives of Yugoslavia (FRY) and the Albanian delegation from Kosovo. Negotiations were held under the auspices of the Contact Group of the NATO and Russian participating countries.
The release of the program begins with information about the meeting of the Presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States in Jordan, during which the situation in the Balkans was discussed.
Fragments of video frames from Jordan (Amman) from the farewell ceremony with the King of Jordan Hussein bin Talal, who died on 07.02.1999.
The ceremony was attended by Russian President Boris Yeltsin (in video).
Borislav Milosevic voiced the position of the Yugoslav and Serbian delegation on the nomination of a number of demands by Kosovo Albanians, including the holding of a referendum on the independence of the region.
Calls for the observance of the constitution of Serbia and Yugoslavia, supports the possible granting of Kosovo's autonomy status.
Expresses a negative attitude to the presence of military forces on the territory of the FRY, not only the representatives of NATO, the OSCE, but also of any other states.
He speaks of the recent murders of peaceful citizens loyal to the law in the cities: Djakovica, Yablanitsa, Mitrovica, about the emergence of terrorism and incitement to it, in order to draw NATO forces into the territory of Kosovo.
On supplying weapons to Kosovo Albanians.
Milosevic points to the need to preserve the integrity of the FRY.
Events in Yugoslavia are compared with the current situation in Russia.
Telephone communication with the President of the Republic of Ingushetia Ruslan Aushev, who is in favor of holding a referendum in order to grant the regions the right to use internal forces independently without the approval of the federal center.
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia unsatisfactorily speaks about Russia's role in the negotiation process and hopes that the Russian leadership will change its attitude to the conflict.
Stresses the inadmissibility of NATO's use of weapons on the territory of Yugoslavia.
Albanians living in Russia take part in the program.
Video communication with them is carried out by direct inclusion from the studio in Ostankino.
PersonnelMilosevic Borislav is an Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) in the Russian Federation.