YUGOSLAVIA: Don't Ask

In Belgrade's White Palace, Communist Tito, resplendent in a scarlet & gold-braided marshal's uniform of grey gabardine, talked for nearly four hours to 125 correspondents. Gist of his remarks:

U.S. Aid to Tito—"There can be no question of a mutual aid agreement, but only of an agreement in which the U.S. will give arms to Yugoslavia."

U.S. Aid from Tito—"If aggression should break out [the U.S. will have] a friendly country on her side . . . The U.S. has been getting something for several years—Yugoslav resistance to the Soviet bloc. Therefore the question, 'What will the U.S. get?' should not be...

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