Serb leader Tadic apologises for 1991 Vukovar massacre

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The two leaders went together to the memorial at Ovcara and laid wreaths at the site of the mass grave

During a visit to a memorial to 260 people murdered at Vukovar, Mr Tadic gave a statement expressing his "apology and regret".

Vukovar was captured in November 1991 after a three-month siege by the Serb-led Yugoslav army.

The victims of the massacre had sought refuge in the town's hospital.

But two days after Vukovar was seized, they were led to the site of a pig farm and shot, their bodies left in a mass grave.


Mr Tadic arrived in Vukovar on a ferry which crossed the Danube from the Serbian town of Bac.

He was welcomed by Croatian President Ivo Josipovic, and a crowd of around 50 people....

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