Balkan Update

July 23, 1994

A United Nations Protection Force plane was shot at durin takeoff from SARAJEVO airport and one person on board was wounded. The Ukrainian aircraft was the only plane to land at the airport since it was closed Thursday after three U.N. aid aircraft were shot at in two days.

Russia's foreign minister has offered assurances that his country will support a plan to punish the Serbs for rejecting a settlement in Bosnia, Secretary of State Warren Christopher said. Bosnia's prime minister reaffirmed his government's support for the plan and urged the plan's sponsors to punish Serbs if they don't go along.

Police entered Serbia's parliament in BELGRADE and slugged it out with members in a brawl that followed attempts to evict a deputy who criticized Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic.

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