Algeria: De Gaulle Is Willing

Charles de Gaulle decided last week that before ten days go by, talks should begin between delegations from France and the F.L.N. rebels.

The French delegation will be headed by Algerian Affairs Minister Louis Joxe, 59, and the F.L.N.'s by tough ex-French Army Corporal Belkacem Krim, 37. The probable place: Thonon-les-Bains or a nearby resort on the Lake of Geneva, which lies between France and Switzerland. The lake water is blue and sparkling, the air bracing, the snow-capped Alps rise just beyond. Best of all, these resort towns are only a short boat ride from Montreux in Switzerland, where the...

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