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Wednesday, June 30, 1999 Published at 11:00 GMT 12:00 UK


Nato strikes: Week 11



Kosovo: Special Report
Nato suspended its bombing of Yugoslavia on 10 June, the day after Yugoslavia agreed to a full military withdrawal from Kosovo.

The way to a deal was paved by an agreement among the G8 countries of a draft UN Security Council resolution on Kosovo.

Follow the eleventh week of the Nato campaign in this day-by-day guide to the best of BBC News Online's coverage.

Use the options on the left to return to latest news and other current BBC coverage.

Build-up to conflict I Week one I Week two I Week three I Week four I Week five I Week six I Week seven I Week eight I Week nine I Week 10 I Current week


Nato strikes: Day 79
(10 June)


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Nato ends bombing
Nato suspends its 11-week bombing campaign against Yugoslavia, and prepares for peacekeeping forces to enter Kosovo.


Texts and transcripts
Milosevic congratulates Yugoslav army
Multimedia
Nato Secretary General Javier Solana: "The violence must cease"
The BBC's Janet Barrie reports

Nato strikes: Day 78
(9 June)


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Serbs agree withdrawal
Yugoslavia agrees to a full military withdrawal from Kosovo, paving the way for an end to Nato's 78-day bombing campaign.


Reaction
Serbs rejoice, claiming victory
Picture gallery: Relief in Serbia
World media hails 'peace at last'
Blair: A victory for civilisation
Serbia: 'Policy of peace' has won
UK papers hail Kosovo deal
Analysis
What happens now?
Russia still suspicious
Texts and transcripts
Military technical agreement: Full text
Multimedia
John Simpson in Belgrade: Relief, joy and defiant pride
General Sir Michael Jackson: Deal signed
General Marjanovic (through translator): "The policy of peace prevailed"
BBC's Nick Bryant: "Nato troops are poised to enter Kosovo"

Nato strikes: Day 77
(8 June)


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Peace 'breakthrough'
The text of a draft UN resolution mandating a Kosovo peacekeeping force is agreed by ministers from the leading industrialised nations and Russia.


Analysis
KFOR: How it will work
From our correspondent
Hiding in the hills: Paul Wood in Kosovo
Multimedia
BBC's William Horsley: "Game, set and match to Nato"
President Clinton: Nato determined to bring the Kosovars home
UK Foreign Secretary Robin Cook: "This allows us to escape the stalemate"

Nato strikes: Day 76
(7 June)


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Talks collapse
Talks aimed at securing a Serbian withdrawal from Kosovo collapse, with Nato saying it will intensify its bombing campaign against Yugoslavia.


Analysis
Depleted uranium: The lingering poison
Texts and transcripts
The statements from both sides
Multimedia
Gen Sir Michael Jackson's statement
BBC's Andrew Harding: "Russia is clearly unhappy"
BBC's Bridget Kendall: "Plenty of sticking points"
Nato strikes: Day 75
(6 June)


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Pullout talks in trouble
Talks aimed at achieving a swift Serbian withdrawal from Kosovo run into difficulties, with Nato accusing Yugoslav commanders of using delaying tactics.


From our correspondent
John Simpson: Belgrade looks ahead

Nato strikes: Day 74
(5 June)


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Generals discuss Kosovo peace
Nato and Yugoslav generals hold talks in Macedonia on a pullout by Serbian forces from Kosovo.

Analysis
Slow road ahead for peace
Multimedia
BBC's Ben Brown reports from Blace, Macedonia: No negotiations, no haggling
Nato's Jamie Shea: Yugoslavs will be told what they have to do


Nato strikes: Day 73
(4 June)


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Bombing 'could end by Sunday'
Nato could stop bombing Yugoslavia in a matter of days if Serbia co-operates with the alliance's demands, the Pentagon announces.

Analysis
Can Milosevic survive?
Q&A: Did the Serbs lose out?
Analysis: The limits of air power

Texts and transcripts
Full text of peace document
Multimedia
Bridget Kendall: 'Nato is making it clear - no immunity deal'
Orla Guerin assesses the mood among refugees in Albania


Nato strikes: Day 72
(3 June)


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Serbia accepts peace plan
President Milosevic accepts an international peace plan for Kosovo, after it wins the backing of Serbia's parliament.

Multimedia
BBC's John Simpson: "Milosevic had no serious alternative"
BBC's Jon Leyne: "A take it or leave it peace plan"


Nato strikes: Day 71
(2 June)


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Envoys head for Belgrade
The Russian and European envoys to the Balkans set off for Belgrade after agreeing a peace proposal to present to President Milosevic.

Analysis
Bridging the diplomatic gap


Nato strikes: Week 10
(26 May - 1 June)


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Milosevic indicted
Day-by-day coverage of the tenth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: The indictment of President Milosevic, more Nato errors - including the bombing of Albanian army border positions. Diplomatic tensions slowly ease as agreement between the alliance and Russia comes closer. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week nine
(19 - 25 May)


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Troops boost for Nato
Day-by-day coverage of the ninth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: 'Desertions' hit Serb forces, Nato bombs hospital, Nato hits Kosovo prison, Nato admits bombing KLA, Nato steps up strikes, Serbia's water and power hit, Troops boost for Nato Back to top


Nato strikes: Week eight
(12 - 18 May)


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Attacks intensify
Day-by-day coverage of the eighth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Yeltsin threatens talks, Nato to step up action, alliance admits village bombing, ground troops options assessed, Nato differences emerge. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week seven
(5 - 11 May)


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Chinese embassy hit
Day-by-day coverage of the seventh week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Clinton's call to arms, G8 peace plan agreed, Nato missiles hit Chinese embassy, Chinese protests, China makes peace demands, Serbs report pull-out, Yeltsin threatens talks. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week six
(28 April - 4 May)


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Russia's push for peace
Day-by-day coverage of the sixth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Yugoslav Deputy Premier Draskovic fired, Nato strike kills civilians, Belgrade hit by blitz, Nato bomb hits bus, US prisoners freed, 'soft' bomb hits power supply, Kosovo solution 'closer', Clinton's call to battle. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week five
(21 - 27 April)


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Nato tightens grip
Day-by-day coverage of the fifth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Nato hits Milosevic party HQ and residence, Nato missile hits Serbian TV, Montenegro warns of destbilisation, leaders at Nato 50th anniversary summit vow to press on with campaign. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week four
(14 - 20 April)


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Refugees hit
Day-by-day coverage of the fourth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Refugees killed as Nato hits convoys, raids widen across Yugoslavia, US holds Yugoslav prisoner, Nato says ethnic cleansing spreading. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week three
(7 - 13 April)


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Nato reinforces
Day-by-day coverage of the third week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Heaviest raids so far, large-scale reinforcements sent for, civilians killed as passenger train hit, Nato ground troops to Albania for relief efforts. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week two
(31 March-6 April)


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Refugee exodus
Day-by-day coverage of the second week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Raids intensify with central Belgrade and key bridges hit, refugees pour out of Kosovo creating a massive humanitarian crisis for its neighbours, Serbia seizes three US soldiers. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week one
(24-30 March)


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Serbia bombed
Full BBC coverage of the first week of Nato's action with links to original stories, transcripts + BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: First raids, reports of scorched earth policy in Kosovo, Nato loses Stealth fighter, refugees tell stories of atrocities, Nato starts round-the-clock air attacks, Russian mediation comes to nothing. Back to top


Build-up to conflict
(1998 - 1999)


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Timeline
Details of the negotiations at Rambouillet, the earlier massacre at Racak and the history of the conflict stretching back to March 1998. With links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports. Back to top




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