RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
RFE/RL NEWSLINE 26 March 1999
HOLBROOKE IN HUNGARY. U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke on 25
March attended a closed session of the Hungarian parliament's
Foreign Affairs Committee and discussed the Kosova crisis
with Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi, Hungarian media
reported. Holbrooke said that while "there is no guaranteed
way" to protect ethnic Hungarians in Vojvodina from extremist
Serbs, "it would not be in Milosevic's interest to open new
front lines." Prime Minister Viktor Orban on 25 March told
journalists that "Yugoslavia has enough problems already,
even without considering any military operations against
Hungary." He said consultations between the cabinet and NATO
are "continuous" and that NATO had "accurately informed"
Budapest twelve hours in advance of the operations it
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