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 speechesU.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson and Britain's Sir Patrick Dean...