Mr. Adzhubei's visit to West Germany: This morning (Tuesday), the Editor of the Soviet Government?
Mr. Adzhubei's visit to West Germany: This morning (Tuesday), the Editor of the Soviet Government newspaper "Izvestia" and son-in-law of Mr. Khrushchev, called on Chancellor Erhard at the latter's residence in Bonn.
Mr. Adzhubei was expected to give the Soviet Government's view of recent statements by Chancellor Erhard that he would invite Mr. Krushchev to Bonn if the Soviet leader considered such a visit could be "useful". On leaving the meeting, asked if his talks made a visit by Mr. Khrushchev more likely, he replied: "People should not lose hope".
Yesterday (Monday), Mr. Adzhubei had a 90-minute discussion at the Berliner Haus in Bonn, with Herr Willy Brandt, leader of the Opposition Social Democratic Party and Mayor of West Berlin. Mr. Adzhubei said afterwards that their discussion had been "very interesting, open friendly". He went on: "I am a journalist myself. If I have learnt anything new, I keep it for myself and my newspaper". He refused to answer any further questions.
Also present at yesterday's meeting - Herr Erler,the Social Democratic Party's defence expert. Mr. Adzhubei arrived in Bonn by river steamer on Sunday night for a two day visit. Apart from discussions with Chancellor Erhard and Mayor Brandt, he'll be meeting West German Foreign Minister Schroeder.