Before a crowd of 40,000 in the port city of Pola this week, Marshall Tito delivered his most important general policy statement of the year. He said that the Yugoslav-Greek frontier will be "gradually closed."

For retreating Greek Communist guerrillas, Yugoslavia has long been a refuge from which they could later sally forth, refreshed and rearmed. Since the Cominform's cold war against Tito began a year ago, this aid has diminished but it has not ceased altogether.

Tito also revealed that Yugoslavia has been seeking loans totaling $250 million from the World Bank and other Western sources. The U.S. and Britain...

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