JAPAN: The Premier Packs

Japanese Premier Shigeru Yoshida was cleaning up loose ends and packing his bags last week when the Socialist opposition made a sudden proposal that the Diet "advise" the Premier to call off his impending tour to the U.S.

By a vote of 245 to 148, the Diet turned aside the Socialist maneuver. Premier Yoshida continued his packing, is due in the U.S. June 5 for ten days. It will be the first official visit of a Japanese Premier to the U.S.


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