International: Peace Offensive

The Soviet government, said Pravda, "is manifesting a desire to improve relations with the Western powers." Some of the manifestations:

¶ In Moscow, Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov pledged Russian "solidarity" with Red China's offer to "put an end to the bloody Korean war." He did not make Peking's admission to the U.N. a precondition of peace.

¶ In Berlin, Soviet Supreme Commander General Vasily I. Chuikov invited R.A.F. officers to sit down with their Russian opposite numbers to discuss ways of preventing "regrettable incidents" in the air. He later invited the U.S. and France to join in the talks, which took place...

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