Foreign News: TWO PLANS FOR EUROPE

On the table, as the Geneva talks opened, lay two sets of plans for Germany and Europe-one Soviet, the other Western.

THE WESTERN PLAN

THE ALLIES have agreed on a slightly refurbished version of the Eden Plan which the Russians turned down last year at Berlin (TIME, Feb. 8, 1954). Provisions:

¶ Free, all-German elections to choose a constituent assembly.

¶ An all-German constitution, drafted by the assembly.

¶ Formation of a constitutional government, superseding the West German Republic and the Soviet satellite regime.

The Allies insist that a reunited Germany must be free to make...

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