Diplomacy: Good Friends - Sort of

Despite a show of unity in Madrid, the rift over sanctions runs deep

One after another, foreign ministers of leading Western nations strode to the podium at Madrid's Palacio Nacional de Congresos and delivered scorching variations on a single theme. "The commitment of the Polish government to fulfill its obligations under the Helsinki accords has clearly been abandoned," charged Canadian External Affairs Minister Mark MacGuigan. Said Secretary of State Alexander Haig: "The generals in this war against the Polish people are none other than the Polish regime itself, acting at the instigation and...

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