World: Moscow Chat

An ambitious West German diplomat more or less went into business for himself last week and created a major international flap over Berlin. Bonn's Ambassador to Moscow is stocky little Hans Anton Kroll, 63, a brusque, elbowy diplomat who is widely disliked in the diplomatic world for such incidents as calling the Japanese "half apes," or using embassy secretaries as waitresses at cocktail parties. More seriously, Kroll plugs German rapprochement with Russia. "We must take the détente bus before it leaves with out us," he insists. "We must establish good enough relations with...

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