THE NATION: March to the Summit

In three parallel notes the U.S., Britain and France last week proposed to the Kremlin that the Big Four hold a foreign ministers' conference at Geneva starting May 11, with a view to a later parley at the summit. The wording of the notes reflected the varying degrees of Western enthusiasm. The U.S. said it would be "ready" to go to the summit as soon as "developments in the foreign ministers' meeting justify." Britain said it would be "glad" to go to the summit as soon as the foreign ministers' talks "warrant." France said it would be "disposed to accept"...

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