Colonel Bob Stewart
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Mladic 'number one criminal in the world'

The former Bosnian Serb army commander, Ratko Mladic, has made his first appearance at the Hague but refused to enter a plea on what he described as "obnoxious charges", which include genocide, for his role in the Bosnian war.

Colonel Bob Stewart commanded UN forces in Bosnia and admitted the international community was very slow in its response to the war, but refuted Mladic's claim that he was simply defending his country.

He spoke to the BBC's Matthew Price.

  • 03 Jun 2011
  • From the section UK
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