Spokesmen for the world's two great powers presented their briefs last week on the Greek-Turkish loan. Spokesman for Russia was U.N. Representative Andrei Gromyko, speaking at Lake Success; for the U.S., Arthur Vandenberg on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Excerpts:
Gromyko: The United States Government has ignored the United Nations and disregarded the authority of this organization.
Vandenberg: Far from bypassing the United Nations, this amended bill is the greatest act of voluntary allegiance to it in the whole story of the United Nations.
Gromyko: The United States did not approach the United Nations...