Foreign News: Ambassador Extraordinary

Busy, dapper Constantine Oumansky, the Soviet Union's Ambassador Extraordinary and Envoy Plenipotentiary to Mexico, last week delivered the plainest statement made since Moscow on the U.S.S.R.'s plans for Poland. Essence of his statement: the U.S.S.R.'s "frontier with Poland" lies west of the Polish territory taken by the Russians in 1939, and that territory is still part of Soviet Russia.

The fact that the Soviet Ambassador in Mexico City was entrusted with such a declaration did not surprise U.S. diplomats. When Oumansky went to Mexico last June, he seemed to be a big man for a...

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