Nation: Complex and Difficult Problems

With the light in his eyes, Vance spars with Gromyko on SALT

"This is not Secretary Vance's first visit to Moscow," said Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko, raising his crystal goblet of champagne on high. "But it would be close to the truth to say that the responsibility on him and on the Soviet side is far greater than in the past. There is no need to draw the conclusion which we all understand."

Laughter rippled down the banquet table at a government guesthouse in Lenin Hills on the outskirts of Moscow last week following Gromyko's...

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