Ljubljana, 19 October - VEČER: THE HAGUE NO. 2 - The chief message from the Hague is that the European Twelve, in concert with the two super-powers, has finally also officially acknowledged the fact, that Yugoslavia no longer exists. The question which arises from this is, what will Slovenia gain in the next weeks from the fact that the world of the wealthy and powerful has at shed its illusions, warns Milan Predan and continues: Slovenia will in no event leave the Hague politically weaker, the contrary is more likely. The same goes for Croatia and Tudjman, who achieved the most he could yesterday: European support of the territorial entity of his republic and the European offer to Serbs living in Croatia, which is, more or less, in accordance with what he himself offered them not long ago. To Milošević, Europe's abrogation of Yugoslavia is most probably not the greatest disappointment, but rather the fact that his last ally in the Hague, Momir Bulatović, deserted him. Yesterday, much speculation surrounded the presumption that most of the merit for Bulatović's "face-about" goes to De Michelis. Italy is thought to have entered the Yugoslavian conflict through its old partner Montenegro.

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