THE NATIONS: Lift the Blockade?

Moscow this week announced that it was willing to lift the Berlin blockade—at a price. Moscow made two conditions: 1) the Big Four Council of Foreign Ministers must meet again to discuss the question of a single currency for Berlin "together with other questions bearing on Germany;" 2) the Western Powers must lift their counter-blockade by which they have prevented trade between Germany's eastern and western zones.

The Moscow announcement specifically stated that Russia was willing to lift the Berlin siege before the foreign ministers convene, if & when a date for...

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