YUGOSLAVIA: The Old Balkan Game

"The optimistic opinion that international tensions are decreasing, " said Tur key's Premier Adnan Menderes in Bel grade last week, "is more of a feeling than a conception based on hard fact." On a four-day state visit to Yugoslavia, the Turk was doing his best to persuade the third partner in the three-ply Balkan pact (Turkey-Greece-Yugoslavia) to forget its dreams of peaceful coexistence with Rus sia and to cast its lot with the Western nations in NATO, as Greece and Turkey have done. In a succession of state banquets, his hosts listened respectfully, protested their deep friendship,...

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