Balkan Update

September 16, 1993

A new cease-fire accord failed to curb fighting in central an southwestern Bosnia. Muslims remain under heavy fire by Croats in MOSTAR. Bosnian Croats accuse Muslim-led government )R troops of murdering 34 civilians in UZDOL.

SARAJEVO was relative calm during a visit by Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Kozyrev, who is trying to get three-way Geneva peace negotiations started again.

Violence eased between the Croatian army and Serb rebels, who signed a U.N.-brokered truce after nearly a week of fighting that was the worst Croatia has seen in eight months.

Ethnic Albanian teachers said Serb authorities in the province of Kosovo have shut down all Albanian-language secondary schools.

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