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1994 - Mr Major’s Comments on the Serbs

Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments on the Serbs, made on Monday 11th April 1994.


QUESTION:

[Inaudible].

PRIME MINISTER:

The Serbs were warned, they were given a clear warning to stop, they did not stop and I think they can be unsurprised at the subsequent action.

QUESTION:

How much notice were you given?

PRIME MINISTER:

It is not a matter of anyone to be given notice, the responsibility for this has been delegated to the Secretary General, who has delegated it to Mr Akashi and the Commanders on the ground, it is for them to take the decision, not for the politicians a long way away.