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WAR OF WORDS: Croatian President Stipe Mesic answers questions from former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002
Stipe Mesic never once looked at Slobodan Milosevic, but that didn't stop the exchanges between the long-time adversaries from being heated and personal. Interpreters had to work hard to keep up with the pace.

"You are testifying here that I was the one who broke up Yugoslavia and that you were in favor of Yugoslavia. And any child in Yugoslavia knows?," began Milosevic, before Mesic interrupted him.

"I think that we can reach agreement on one thing very quickly here. I am not the person on trial here," said...