Messages explaining Yugoslav President Tito's plan for an Arab-Israeli settlement were delivered in Washington yesterday (Thursday) and in London today (Friday).
LV White House
GV Int. Crnobrnja enters and shakes hands with Johnson
SV Crnobrnja presents credentials and talks to Johnson
GV Downing Street
SV Pan Yugoslav envoy arrives and enters
GV Door of No. 10
SV Pan envoy leaves - into car and away (2 shots)
Initials GHB/N & B/MGT/OS
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Background: Messages explaining Yugoslav President Tito's plan for an Arab-Israeli settlement were delivered in Washington yesterday (Thursday) and in London today (Friday). President Tito was thought to be seeking the backing of the "big four" powers in his attempt to break the deadlock which has existed since the Arab-Israeli war last June.
In Washington yesterday (Thursday) the Yugoslavian Ambassador, Mr. Vogdan Crnobrnja, presented his credentials during a meeting with President Johnson. And today (Friday) the Yugoslav envoy in London, Mr. Ivo Sarajcic, visited British Prime Minister Harold Wilson at No. 10 Downing Street. Both Yugoslav representatives were understood to have delivered copies of President Tito's proposals.
Diplomatic observers in Washington and London were reported as saying that the Yugoslav President's effort was likely to receive sympathetic consideration in Britain, America, France and the Soviet Union.
Another copy of President Tito's proposals was delivered to United Nations Secretary-General U Thant.