Diplomacy

Clinging to Detente

In an interview with TIME Rome Bureau Chief Wilton Wynn, Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou discussed a number of issues of concern to him. Excerpts:

On NATO. We have a vision of a Europe without blocs, a loose federation of all European countries. Until that vision is realized, our policy is one of detente and of freezing weapons (deployment), especially missiles. At the / same time, we recognize the need for balance to help preserve peace. Greece is different from other NATO countries. The threat from Turkey is something we live with 24 hours a day, (but) this alliance does not give...

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