Tribunal Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

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1 Thursday, 14 September 2000

2 [Open session]

3 --- Upon commencing at 9.31 a.m.

4 JUDGE RODRIGUES: [Interpretation] Please be seated.

5 [The accused entered court]

6 JUDGE RODRIGUES: [Interpretation] Good morning, ladies and

7 gentlemen; good morning to the technical booth, the interpreters, legal

8 assistants, the registrar, the office of the Prosecutor, the Defence

9 counsel and the accused. We are resuming our case. Ms. Hollis, please.

10 MS. HOLLIS: Thank you, Your Honour. Your Honour, The Prosecution

11 would call Witness A. This witness has been granted permission to be

12 heard in closed session.

13 JUDGE RODRIGUES: [Interpretation] Mr. Usher, please take the

14 necessary steps. Just a moment, please.

15 MR. FILA: [Interpretation] Your Honour, I just wanted to take

16 advantage of the time available. I wish the Prosecution to tell us that

17 all the documents have been disclosed to the Defence related to the

18 credibility of the witness. That is all I should like to hear from the

19 Prosecution, that we have been given everything that has to do with the

20 credibility of this witness. That is all, Your Honour.

21 JUDGE RODRIGUES: [Interpretation] You are aware of the special

22 situation regarding this witness. You're not talking about that?

23 MR. FILA: [Interpretation] No, no, no, no.

24 JUDGE RODRIGUES: [Interpretation] Yes, Ms. Hollis, please.

25 MS. HOLLIS: Your Honour, to the knowledge of the Prosecution, the

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1 Prosecution has made the Defence aware of matters known to us under Rule

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3 JUDGE RODRIGUES: [Interpretation] We hope that there will be no

4 surprises. Mr. Fila.

5 MR. FILA: [Interpretation] We will in the appeals proceedings, but

6 not now.

7 JUDGE RODRIGUES: [Interpretation] Mr. Usher, please lower the

8 blinds and bring the witness in. And we are going now into closed

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23 --- Whereupon the hearing adjourned at 1.10 p.m.,

24 to be reconvened on Friday, the 15th day of

25 September, 2000, at 9.30 a.m.