Cyprus, Greece: The Diplomatic Jockeys


All last week, representatives of the eleven-nation U.N. Security Council filed in and out of U Thant's office, 38 stories above Manhattan's East River.

As they emerged from their private talks with the Secretary-General, word spread through the slab-sided building that all parties were at least somewhat closer to agreement on a solution to the complex Cyprus problem.

It was an encouraging end to a week that had started tensely in the Security Council. There, in two successive meetings, delegates made predictable speeches—U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson and Britain's Sir Patrick Dean...

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