European Union: ‘all options’ to aid Syrians

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European Union's aid to Serbs

During the NATO-bombings of Yugoslavia (24.3.1999- 19.4.1999), refineries and warehouses storing liquid raw materials and chemicals intended for the oil and chemical industry, were hit in Pancevo, Novi Sad, Sombor and elsewhere, causing large contamination of soil and the air:

1.Fuel storage in Lipovica, which caused a great fire in the Lipovica forest (on 26 March 1999); 2.Oil Refinery in Pancevo - totally demolished (4-16 April 1999); 3."Jugopetrol" installations in Smederevo (on 4-13 April 1999); 4."Jugopetrol" storage in Sombor (on 7 April 1999); 5."Beopetrol" storages in Belgrade and Bogutovac (on 4 April 1999); 6."Beopetrol" fuel storage in Pristina (on 7 April 1999); 7.Fuel storage of the boiler plant in Novi Beograd (on 4 April 1999); 8.Thermo electric power station/boiler plant in Novi Sad (on 5 April 1999); 9.Oil Refinery in Novi Sad, storage of bitumen (5 and 6 April 1999); 10.Fuel storage "Naftagas promet" which is located 10 km from Sombor (5 April 1999); 11.Naftagas warehouse between Conoplje and Kljaicevo (Sombor); 12.Jugopetrol warehouse in Pristina (on 12 April 1999); 13.Jugopetrol petrol station in Pristina ( on 13 April 1999); 14.Petrochemical industry "DP HIP PETROHEMIJA" in Pancevo - totally demolished (14-15 April 1999); 15.Fertilizer plant "DP HIP AZOTARA" in Pancevo - totally destroyed (14-15 April 1999); 16.Chemical plant "Prva Iskra" in Baric - destruction of the production line (19 April 1999);

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of FR Yugoslavia