Nation: High-Level Lobbying for SALT

And a Soviet ploy to keep NATO from deploying new weapons

In a rare display of solidarity, members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are conducting one of the most intensive lobbying efforts in the 30-year history of the alliance. Their collective aim: to persuade the U.S. Senate to ratify the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty with the Soviet Union, a pact they consider essential for their own security.

Speaking publicly and privately with undecided Senators last week, leading statesmen of the member nations kept emphasizing that it will be politically possible to deploy new...

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