Bosnia's feuding leadership appeared increasingly at odds Friday over how to respond to a Serb-Croat peace plan to divide Bosnia into three ethnic zones.

Seven members of the collective leadership gathered without their Muslim president, Alija Izet-be-go-vic, who bitterly opposes the Croat-Serb plan and refuses to discuss it. The meeting broke up with no apparent progress.Some of those meeting in Zagreb flatly rejected proposals to make Bosnia a three-state confederation, while others appeared willing to consider the division.

They agreed only to attend another round of peace talks Monday in Geneva and to evaluate the results in a formal session on Bosnian territory within 10 days.

Also absent Friday were presidency members Ejup Ganic and Rasim Delic, the Bosnian government military chief.

"The presidency has a quorum to make decisions (even without them), but we still are not going to Geneva to make decisions," said Franjo Boras, a Croat member of the multiethnic body. "We are just going to gather information."

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With details of the partition plan still unclear, Bosnia's collective presidency seemed able to do little Friday but discuss strategy for Monday's talks.

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