April 1, 1995 in Nation/World

U.N. To Reduce Forces In Croatia

Compiled From Wire Services

The Security Council voted Friday to scale down the U.N. peacekeeping force in Croatia and deploy troops on the country’s borders.

But the mandate is vague and does not address crucial issues such as the number of troops to be deployed and their exact mission.

The council unanimously agreed to split the U.N. force in Yugoslavia into three parts: a reduced force in Croatia and missions in Bosnia and Macedonia that will remain essentially unchanged.

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