CANADA: China Policy

In matters of Far Eastern policy, Canada's External Affairs Minister Lester Pearson tends to see eye to eye with Britain's Anthony Eden and India's Jawaharlal Nehru. But last week, when both Eden and Nehru criticized the U.S. decision to end the Seventh Fleet patrol off Formosa (see INTERNATIONAL), Pearson cautiously parted company with them. Rising in Parliament, he said: "[The] statement by President Eisenhower . . . contained much that was wise and heartening to us all ... Canadians know President Eisenhower well . . . and have full confidence ... in his peaceful and constructive purposes. And I...

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