Yugoslavia Expelled

The U.N. ousts Belgrade to stiffen its demands for peace in Bosnia

ONLY TWO REPUBLICS -- SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO -- remain in what Belgrade continues to call Yugoslavia, and the U.N. General Assembly is having none of it. The Assembly voted 127 to 6 to oust the truncated federation. In order to reclaim U.N. membership, it will have to reapply as a new nation and gain approval from the Security Council. And to do that, so-called Yugoslavia will have to prove it has stopped supporting Serbian militias in Bosnia and is working to restore peace.

Before the vote, Yugoslav Prime Minister Milan Panic had asked the Assembly to hold off the expulsion to...

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