CEASE-FIRE: Toward an Agenda

After three days during which the Reds made up their minds to yield to U.N. demands (see col. 2), the negotiators were back at their conference table. The Kaesong talks went on behind an enclosure of barbed wire and strictest secrecy, but the Communists broadcast to the world their conditions for a ceasefire: ¶The opposing armies to withdraw to a distance of ten kilometers (about 6.2 miles) north and south of the 38th parallel; ¶The 12½-mile-wide strip thus created across the peninsula to be under the civil administration of the North...

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