note that this is not a verbatim transcript of the Press Briefing. It is merely
Weekly Press Briefing
Jim Landale, Spokesman
for Registry and Chambers, made the following statement:
Good morning everyone,
thank you for coming to this earlier than normal press briefing. I have only
one announcement to make this morning, I think it is something which will be
of interest to you.
This morning in
the Prosecutor vs. Krajisnik and Plavsic we received a scheduling order which
reads as follows:
of a confidential and ex parte "Biljana Plavsic's Request for Hearing"
filed by counsel for the accused, Biljana Plavsic, on 30 September 2002 requesting
a hearing pursuant to Rule 62 bis of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence to
change her plea,
the Request states that it should be released as a public document if and at
the time the Request is granted,
the Request, releases it as a public document and schedules a hearing to take
place at 3 p.m. on Wednesday 2 October 2002 with respect to the accused Biljana
Plavsic's change of plea.
the hearing which will be held at 3 p.m. this afternoon, one of Biljana Plavsic's
Defence Counsel, Eugene O'Sullivan, will make a brief statement on behalf of
his client to the media in the lobby. He will not take any questions.
nor myself will make any comment until after the hearing.