Be Patient with Our Contradictions: Giulio Andreotti to Reagan

Giulio Andreotti, 63, a Christian Democrat who was Premier of Italy five times between 1972 and 1979, and who is now chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Chamber of Deputies:

To Ronald Reagan, on his first official visit to Europe, I would like to advise keeping well in mind that America's friends are those who do not care whether the President is a Republican or a Democrat. He should be wary of adulators and of those who, hoping to ingratiate themselves with him, will speak ill of his predecessor. He must also be patient with a contradiction that he will...

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