Foreign News: Solid 16

Almost unnoticed under the overshadowing menace of Indo-China, the conference on Korean unification was broken off last week at Geneva. The Korean talks, from which nothing had been expected by the U.S., had been paralyzed since early May, when Molotov refused the U.N. any role in supervising Korean elections, on the ground that the U.N. was not impartial because it had participated in the Korean war. In warding off Communist proposals—all of which were aimed at preventing free Korean elections—the 16 Korean war allies showed a healthful and effective solidarity.

The 16 signed a statement which was read by Thailand's Prince...

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