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Cablegate: Cgyool -- Zagreb Update: Sept 29, 1992

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLASSIFIED SECTION 01 OF 03 ZAGREB 01869

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USEC BRUSSELS
USMISSION GENEVA
USMISSION USVIENNA
COMSIXTHFLT//N2//
CINCUSNAVEUR LONDON UK//N2/N22//
USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GM//ECJ3/ECJ5//
CTF SIXZERO//N2//
CTF SIXONE//N2//
CTF SIXTWO//N2//
CTF SIXSEVEN//JJOCC//
FOSIF ROTA SP

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 03 ZAGREB 01869

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USVIENNA FOR USDEL CSCE

E.O. 12356: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR BK
SUBJECT: CGYOOL -- ZAGREB UPDATE: SEPT 29, 1992

SUMMARY
-------

1. THE PRESIDENTS OF CROATIA AND SERBIA WILL MEET
IN GENEVA TOMORROW (SEPTEMBER 30) TO DISCUSS
BILATERAL ISSUES. THE CROATIAN RED CROSS HAS
REGISTERED 26,110 MISSING PERSONS SINCE THE
BEGINNING OF THE WAR. ULTRA-RIGHTIST LEADER PARAGA
MAINTAINS THAT LARGE QUANTITIES OF ARMS FOUND DURING
A SEARCH OF HIS PARTY HEADQUARTERS SUNDAY WERE
INTENDED FOR CROATIAN DEFENSE FORCE FIGHTERS IN
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B-H. LEADERS OF THE UNION OF SERBIAN PEOPLE
ANNOUNCED THAT SERBS IN SOME PARTS OF HERCEGOVINA
ARE COOPERATING WITH CROATS TO PREVENT CRIMES BY
SERBIAN EXTREMISTS. SERBIAN PLANES FIRED
GROUND-TO-AIR ROCKETS AND DROPPED CRATER BOMBS ON
SLAVONSKI BROD YESTERDAY. THE ORTHODOX BISHOP OF
BOSNIA TOLD INDEPENDENT BELGRADE RADIO STATION "B"
THAT MASSIVE ATROCITIES AGAINST MUSLIMS HAVE TAKEN
PLACE IN B-H. CROATIA'S INTERIOR MINISTER HAS
DECLARED A WAR AGAINST CRIME IN THE UNSETTLED CITY
OF OSIJEK. END SUMMARY.

TUDJMAN-COSIC MEETING IN GENEVA
-------------------------------

2. THE ZAGREB MEDIA LED WITH THE REPORT THAT UN
PEACE ENVOY CYRUS VANCE HAD ANNOUNCED IN BELGRADE
YESTERDAY THAT A MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE IN GENEVA
SEPTEMBER 30 BETWEEN CROATIAN PRESIDENT TUDJMAN AND
"FRY" PRESIDENT COSIC.
-
CROATIAN RED CROSS ABOUT MISSING PERSONS FROM CROATIA
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3. THE CROATIAN RED CROSS HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT HAS
REGISTERED 26,110 PERSONS AS MISSING SINCE THE WAR
BEGAN. IN SEPTEMBER ALONE, THE CROATIAN
ORGANIZATION SENT 97 REQUESTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL
RED CROSS ASKING THEM TO SEARCH FOR THE MISSING.

HSP DENIES PLANS FOR MILITARY COUP
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4. LEADER OF THE EXTREME RIGHT-WING CROATIAN PARTY
OF RIGHTS (HSP) DOBROSLAV PARAGA TOLD A SEPTEMBER 28
PRESS CONFERENCE THAT THE SEARCH OF HIS PARTY'S
HEADQUARTERS BY THE CROATIAN POLICE PROVES THAT


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ACTION EUR-01

INFO LOG-00 AGRE-00 AID-01 AMAD-01 CEA-01 CIAE-00 PFIP-01
CTME-00 C-01 DODE-00 ITCE-00 CISA-02 DS-00 EB-01
EXME-00 E-01 FRB-01 HA-09 H-01 INRE-00 INR-01
IO-19 ITC-01 JUSE-00 LAB-04 L-03 ADS-00 NSAE-00
NSCE-00 OIC-02 OMB-01 OPIC-08 PA-02 PM-01 PRS-01
P-01 RP-10 SCT-03 SDEL-01 SNP-01 SP-01 SR-01
SSO-00 SS-00 STR-18 TRSE-00 T-01 FMP-01 /102W
------------------678D5B 291616Z /38
O 291613Z SEP 92
FM AMCONSUL ZAGREB
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2209
INFO AMEMBASSY BELGRADE PRIORITY
USIA WASHDC 2118
USDOC WASHDC
AMEMBASSY ANKARA
AMEMBASSY ATHENS
AMEMBASSY BONN
AMEMBASSY BRUSSELS
AMEMBASSY BUDAPEST
AMEMBASSY LONDON
AMEMBASSY MADRID
AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
AMEMBASSY PARIS
AMEMBASSY ROME
AMEMBASSY VIENNA
USMISSION USNATO
USMISSION USUN NEW YORK
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USEC BRUSSELS
USMISSION GENEVA
USMISSION USVIENNA
COMSIXTHFLT//N2//
CINCUSNAVEUR LONDON UK//N2/N22//
USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GM//ECJ3/ECJ5//
CTF SIXZERO//N2//
CTF SIXONE//N2//
CTF SIXTWO//N2//
CTF SIXSEVEN//JJOCC//
FOSIF ROTA SP

UNCLAS SECTION 02 OF 03 ZAGREB 01869

SIPDIS


USVIENNA FOR USDEL CSCE

E.O. 12356: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR BK
SUBJECT: CGYOOL -- ZAGREB UPDATE: SEPT 29, 1992

CROATIA IS NOT A DEMOCRATIC STATE. PARAGA
COMPLAINED THAT -- IN ADDITION TO LARGE QUANTITIES
OF ARMS -- THE POLICE ALSO TOOK A FILE LISTING
MEMBERS OF THE HOS (CROATIAN DEFENSE FORCES)
OPERATING IN B-H. PARAGA DENIED THAT THE EXPLOSIVES
UNCOVERED IN THE SEARCH POSED ANY DANGER TO
NEIGHBORING BUILDINGS AND DECLARED THE ARMS WERE
MEANT FOR THE HOS. PARAGA INSISTED THE POLICE HAD
NO RIGHT TO ARREST 16 HSP MEMBERS AND SAID HE TURNED
ASIDE OFFERS OF HELP FROM MEMBERS OF THE HV
(CROATIAN ARMY) BECAUSE HE DID NOT WISH TO PROMOTE
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"A MILITARY COUP" WHICH MIGHT HAVE RESULTED.

SERB-CROAT COOPERATION IN B-H
-----------------------------

5. THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE UNION OF SERBIAN
PEOPLE ANNOUNCED THAT -- IN SOME PARTS OF
HERCEGOVINA, ESPECIALLY IN THE KONJIC DISTRICT --
ERBS AND CROATS ARE COOPERATING TO PREVENT CRIMES
BY SERB EXTREMISTS WHO ARE ACTIVE IN THIS AREA. THE
COUNCIL EXPRESSED GRATITUDE TO THE HVO (CROATIAN
DEFENSE COUNCIL), TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND TO THE
CROATIAN PEOPLE FOR THEIR PROTECTION OF INNOCENT
CITIZENS FROM ETHNIC CLEANSING. THE COUNCIL ALSO
NOTED THAT SOME SERBS HAVE VOLUNTARILY JOINED HVO
UNITS.

SLAVONSKI BROD ATTACKED BY AIR
------------------------------

6. ON SEPTEMBER 28, SERBIAN PLANES FIRED 12
AIR-TO-GROUND ROCKETS AND EIGHT CRATER BOMBS (250 KG
EACH) AT THE CENTER OF SLAVONSKI BROD. THE ATTACK
INJURED 11 PERSONS AND DAMAGED MANY RESIDENCES AND
INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS. AFTER THE AIR ATTACK, SERBIAN
ARTILLERY SHELLED THE CITY AND SURROUNDING AREAS
FROM POSITIONS IN BOSNIA.

ORTHODOX BISHOP SAYS SERBS KILLED 120,000 B-H MUSLIMS
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7. THE ZAGREB PRESS REPORTED AN INTERVIEW THAT THE
SERBIAN ORTHODOX BISHOP IN BOSNIA GAVE TO BELGRADE'S
INDEPENDENT TV STUDIO "B" IN WHICH HE ALLEGED HE
MURDERS OF 120,000 MUSLIMS IN B-H, THE DESTRUCTION
OF 200 MOSQUES, AND THE SERBIAN RAPE AND
IMPREGNATION OF 30,000 MUSLIM WOMEN. THE BISHOP


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ACTION EUR-01

INFO LOG-00 AGRE-00 AID-01 AMAD-01 CEA-01 CIAE-00 PFIP-01
CTME-00 C-01 DODE-00 ITCE-00 CISA-02 DS-00 EB-01
EXME-00 E-01 FRB-01 HA-09 H-01 INRE-00 INR-01
IO-19 ITC-01 JUSE-00 LAB-04 L-03 ADS-00 NSAE-00
NSCE-00 OIC-02 OMB-01 OPIC-08 PA-02 PM-01 PRS-01
P-01 RP-10 SCT-03 SDEL-01 SNP-01 SP-01 SR-01
SSO-00 SS-00 STR-18 TRSE-00 T-01 FMP-01 /102W
------------------678D69 291614Z /38
O 291613Z SEP 92
FM AMCONSUL ZAGREB
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2210
INFO AMEMBASSY BELGRADE PRIORITY
USIA WASHDC 2119
USDOC WASHDC
AMEMBASSY ANKARA
AMEMBASSY ATHENS
AMEMBASSY BONN
AMEMBASSY BRUSSELS
AMEMBASSY BUDAPEST
AMEMBASSY LONDON
AMEMBASSY MADRID
AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
AMEMBASSY PARIS
AMEMBASSY ROME
AMEMBASSY VIENNA
USMISSION USNATO
USMISSION USUN NEW YORK
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USEC BRUSSELS
USMISSION GENEVA
USMISSION USVIENNA
COMSIXTHFLT//N2//
CINCUSNAVEUR LONDON UK//N2/N22//
USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GM//ECJ3/ECJ5//
CTF SIXZERO//N2//
CTF SIXONE//N2//
CTF SIXTWO//N2//
CTF SIXSEVEN//JJOCC//
FOSIF ROTA SP

UNCLAS SECTION 03 OF 03 ZAGREB 01869

SIPDIS


USVIENNA FOR USDEL CSCE

E.O. 12356: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR PREL MOPS PREF ECON HR BK
SUBJECT: CGYOOL -- ZAGREB UPDATE: SEPT 29, 1992

SAID THAT THE ORTHODOX CHURCH MUST TAKE A STANCE
AGAINST THESE CRIMES.

WAR AGAINST ORGANIZED CRIME IN OSIJEK
-------------------------------------

8. CROATIAN MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR IVAN JARNJAK
ATTENDED A MEETING OF POLICE LEADERS IN OSIJEK WHERE
HE STRESSED THE NEED TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST THE
LAWLESSNESS THAT HAS BEEN PLAGUING THE CITY OVER THE
LAST FEW MONTHS. A NEW POLICE CHIEF AND DEPUTY WERE
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NAMED, AND THE FORMER POLICE CHIEF WAS MADE CHIEF OF
THE BORDER POLICE AND COORDINATOR WITH UNPROFOR.
THE POLICE ARE TO CONCENTRATE ON THE PREVENTION OF
TERRORIST AND CRIMINAL INCIDENTS.

NEITZKE

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