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Milosevic: election a referendum

BELGRADE, Wednesday -- Socialist Party and Yugoslav Left presidential candidate Slobodan Milosevic gave the final speech of his election campaign in New Belgrade this evening. He told 29,000 supporters that the elections were a referendum in which Yugoslavia had the choice of living in freedom or sharing the destiny of the colonised nations.

"As a free state and a free nation we have every chance to be free of sanctions, to fight for peace, to have long-term, modern, successful development, to cooperate with the whole world, to learn from and teach others," said Milosevic, "but as a colony we will never get rid of sanctions which cannot be lifted with negotiations and resolutions but only by arms; as a colony we will have fake peace, peace in a dungeon where the only chance for salvation would be a war for freedom."

Source: B92

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