Nation: No Self -Tormenting Thoughts

Despite the talk of crisis in relations between the U.S. and Europe, German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher takes an optimistic view of the situation. He has held his office for six years and is head of the small but important Free Democratic Party. It is the coalition partner of Chancellor Helmut Schmidt's Social Democrats. Genscher will accompany Schmidt to Moscow on June 30 for talks with Leonid Brezhnev. In an interview with TIME Correspondent B. William Mader, Genscher outlined the German view:

On the troubled state of relations between the U.S. and its allies:...

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