Getting Together

The Administration's first close encounter with Moscow

After eight months of lobbing intercontinental accusations and insults at each other, the U.S. and the Soviet Union have the first opportunity this week to engage each other at close quarters. In New York City to attend the 36th session of the U.N. General Assembly, Secretary of State Alexander Haig and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko will twice meet in private. Those sessions will be the first eyeball-to-eyeball contacts at the policymaking level since President Reagan's Inauguration.

The tone of the two meetings, which will take place...

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