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Bosnian Serb War Crimes Suspect to Surrender to Hague Tribunal


Bosnian Serb General Vinko Pandurevic says he will surrender to the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

Government officials in Belgrade Sunday said the war crimes suspect will surrender to the court on Wednesday.

The Hague tribunal has charged the retired general with genocide and crimes against humanity for his role in the Srebrenica massacre. Bosnian Serb forces killed thousands of Muslim men and boys during their 1995 attack on the enclave.

Western powers have been pressuring Bosnian Serb authorities to extradite war crimes suspects to the U.N. tribunal and several have turned themselves in in recent weeks.

The two main targets of the long-running prosecution, former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic and his military commander, Ratko Mladic, remain at large.

Some information for this report provided by AFP and Reuters.

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