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Yugoslavia Turns to Israel for Aid

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Yugoslavia has appealed to Israel for humanitarian aid for the thousands of Serb refugees who fled last week’s Croatian onslaught on the Kranjina region.

The region previously was held by rebel Serbs.

The request comes only weeks after Israel sent aid to Bosnian Muslims in a joint airlift with Jordan.

Ori Orr, head of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, said he supported the effort.

“I think we should give them the same attention we gave the Bosnian refugees,” he told Israel Radio. “Israel must realize that all refugees are equal.”

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