West Germany: Mission to Moscow and Paris

West Germany's Ostpolitik, carped Radio Moscow, "has become lost in a fog of uncertainty." As if to prove that he really is determined to establish better relations with his Communist neighbors to the east, West German Chancellor Willy Brandt last week dispatched his chief foreign policy adviser, Egon Bahr, on an urgent mission to Moscow. And what happened? Bahr's plane was fogbound at the Cologne/Bonn airport. After a short delay, however, Bahr finally arrived in Moscow and spent six hours conferring with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko. There was no indication whether the talks, which resume this week, would...

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