Primakov - Kosovo

NPR's Michele Kelemen reports on the results of today's peace mission to Belgrade by Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov. The Russian official said Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has agreed to begin withdrawing some forces from Kosovo province and resume "constructive" negotiations — but only if NATO stops bombing Yugoslavia and pulls ground troops away from Yugoslav borders. Many Russians see the Primakov mission as a boost to their country's waning influence in world affairs.



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