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The UN Security Council votes in favour of significant sanctions against the two republics of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro. Sanctions include an embargo on oil and commercial transport. (Le Monde 2 June 1992) According to Yugoslav media, Muslim paramilitary forces murdered 150 Serbs near the town of Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia. (BBC Summary 18 May 1992) The UN Security Council approves a 14,000-strong peace force for Yugoslavia. (The Globe and Mail Feb 22, 1992) Agence France Presse (AFP). April 12, 1992. „One dead and four 8blessed – Osijek.“ (NEXIS) Serious ceasefire violations are reported throughout Croatia. Eleven people were wounded in an artillery attack by the Yugoslav armed forces on Osijek. (AFP 22 May 1992) Clashes continue in Bosnia and Herzegovina and local journalists report that dozens of people have been killed since the previous day. A large explosion in Mostar leads to gunfire all over the city. President Izetbegovic announces that the Presidency of the Republic has taken direct control of the National Guard units in Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Ibid., 5thpr. 1992, 3) The European Community votes in favour of recognising the independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Fighting continues in Sarajevo. (The Globe and Mail 7 Apr. 1992; Release 7 April 1992) Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). May 29, 1992. RFE/RL [Munich] research report. Volume 1, No. 22. „Weekly verification.“ La Presse [Montreal]. February 3, 1992. „Only Babic rejects the UN plan.“ The Globe and Mail [Toronto]. March 3, 1992.

„Serbs open fire on Bosnian protesters.“ Bosnia and Herzegovina received international recognition on 6 April 1992. [36] The most common opinion is that the war began that day. [37] Numerous ceasefire violations in Eastern Slavonia are reported, including artillery fire on Osijek and Vinkovci. (AFP 12. Apr. 1992) The Ottawa Citizen. January 10, 1992. „The Serbs declare their own republic in Bosnia.“ The Diplomatic World [Paris]. „Precarious balance in Bosnia and Herzegovina,“ February 1992.

The YPA commander in Knin announces that Croatian paramilitary forces have recently attacked the village of Noskalik in Central Dalmatia. According to his report, they abducted 20 civilians, set houses on fire and shot at clearly identified medical vehicles. (March 4, 1992) YPA officials announce the withdrawal of more than 3,500 soldiers from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to their bases of origin in Serbia and Montenegro.