Around the doughnut table in Geneva last week the talk went thus:

Andrei Gromyko — The governments of the U.S.A., Great Britain and France have submitted for consideration by our conference a proposal in which many questions appear to be chained to each other . . . We are sure this plan was never designed to bring about agreement ... It stands to reason that this is a graphic manifestation of the technique of tying up problems of different nature in a single large tangle as a means of making their solution more difficult.

The governments of the U.S.A., Great Britain and France...

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