Russian newspaperman emphasize need for Eisenhower-Stalin meeting:

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December 9, 2016
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February 26, 1998
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January 29, 1953
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25X1X6 25X1X6 25X1A6a Russian newspapermen emphasize need forEisenhower-StaJ-in meeting: Pravdars Paris correspondent and two TASS reporters emphasize the necessity of an Eisenhower-Stalin meeting. They pointed out the need-for secret in the preparations, 25X6A commented that the Pravda correspondent apparently expected the views to be passed on to tie United States Comment: Soviet UN delegate Zorin, referring to the Reston letter to Stalin as Itobviously inspired" and as mentioning a "new ti approach" to peace in Korea, recently stated that the Soviet Govern- ment would be interested in learning what the United States had in Government. mind. Other Communist officials have hinted indirectly at the importance of Stalin's indication that he would welcome a meeting with Eisenhower. (17 Jan 53, 6 25X1X6 25X6A Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP80R01443R000100010005-6 S tufity Information hl,-AA. & L y Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP80RO1443R000100010( 05-6 Soviet Officials show interest in Eisenhower-Stalin meeting: During the first two weeks of Janua three Soviet newspaper- 25X6A 25X1 X6 men underlined the need for an I 2 Ahower-Stalin meeting A Soviet diplomat at the UN stressed his government's interest in ascertaining just what the United States meant by Reston's "new op proach" to the Korean problem. 25X1 D1 a Soviet Ambassador Zarubin has been going out of F 25X1D1a his way to draw attention to Stalin's answers as the fourth sugges- tion the Soviet Government had made to achieve a Korean peace. There was no hint, however, either by the spokesmen or in. Soviet propaganda that the Kremlin had in mind new terms on which negotia- tions could be reopened. SECURITY 1MfORMAiiui Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP80RO1443R000100010a05-6