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Haig and Gromyko meet and set a date in Geneva

The adjectives used in diplomacy are almost as precise in their meaning as equations in physics. Thus when a State Department spokesman described last week's meeting between Secretary of State Alexander Haig and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko as "frank and businesslike," his listeners knew that the session may not have been a love feast, but that some progress had been made. At the first high-level dialogue between the two superpowers in twelve months, and the first for the Reagan Administration, Haig and Gromyko...

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