February 14, 1995 in Nation/World

U.N. Aid Agency Tries To Feed Bosnians

Compiled From Wire Services

With diplomacy going nowhere, the United Nations focused Monday on feeding desperately hungry Bosnians: It reopened Sarajevo airport, and said it would try a new route to reach the northwest.

Officials of the U.N. aid agency, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, said food shortages were growing progressively worse in the Bihac pocket in northwestern Bosnia.

“The word `starvation’ is now appropriate,” said U.N. spokesman Kris Janowski in Sarajevo.

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