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Serbian leader ‘sorry’ for wartime atrocities

Serbian president Boris Tadic has apologised for Serb wartime atrocities at the site where more than 200 Croats were killed during the 1991 war.

Mr Tadic — the first Serbian leader to visit Ovcara, near the town of Vukovar — came to the area to “bow down before the victims” and “offer words of apology and express regret”.

Mr Tadic and his Croatian counterpart Ivo Josipovic laid wreaths later in the nearby village of Paulin Dvor, where 18 Serbs were killed by Croats in 1991.

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