Common Market: Welcome Us with Joy

In evident fear and frustration, the Soviets have stepped up their attacks on the booming, capitalist Common Market. Last week the Kremlin signed up a new member in its Hate-the-Six campaign: Communist Yugoslavia. Winding up a ten-day visit to Belgrade, Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev and Yugoslav President Tito signed a joint declaration that, among other things, condemned the Common Market as a Western scheme to exploit outsiders by raising discriminatory "artificial barriers" against them.

It was the same argument, designed specifically to scare the daylights out of the underdeveloped countries, that Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko used in his opening speech...

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