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How Britain and the US decided to abandon Srebrenica to its fate | World news | The Guardian
Meanwhile, on 8 March, the Bosnian Serb military command had issued “Directive 7”, which escalated what had, until then, been called the “slow suffocation of the enclaves” and now ordered “combat operations to create an unbearable situation of total insecurity of life with no hope of survival or life for inhabitants of Srebrenica and Žepa”. The directive demanded the “permanent removal” of Bosnian Muslims to “liberate definitively the entire Drina valley region”.

Mladic told the Bosnian Serb assembly of his plans for the Bosniak population of the enclaves: “My concern is to have them vanish completely.” Both the directive and Mladic’s speech were known to western governments.
Balkans  Bosnia  Serbia  Srebrenica  massacre  UN  USA  UK  KaradzicRadovan  MilosevicSlobodan  war  ethnicCleansing 
july 2015 by petej

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