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Thursday, May 20, 1999 Published at 13:26 GMT 14:26 UK


World: Europe

Army takes control at Macedonia border


The Yugoslav army has set up a checkpoint on the main road linking Montenegro with neighbouring Croatia.

Federal soldiers have confiscated some western relief supplies and turned back foreigners who did not have visas issued by the central government in Belgrade.

Yugoslav troops have set up their own controls at a number of frontier points in Montenegro in recent weeks, ignoring the Montenegrin government's more open border policy.

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