Cleanup of DU in Serbia Gets Under Way
A site contaminated with DU in the 1999 bombing of Serbia has been decontaminated. The Serbian Government claims that the cleanup at Bratoselce has been 95% effective. It has cost the Serbian government 15 million dinars. Given that under International Law weapons should not continue to have effect after the war has ended, it is a shame that a poor country should have to pay so much money to cleanup the mess left behind by rich NATO armies. Meanwhile more than 200 DU rounds have been found in a site near Presevo in Southern Serbia...
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