There was no hint of compromise when the Disarmament Commission of the United Nations heard speeches by East and West in New York, today.
Lodge - U.S.
In: Although the Soviet Union ......
Out: progress in the right direction.
TRANSCRIPT: Lodge - U.S.: In: In essence, we that is ... Out: first thing to happen.
Ritches - Canada: In: There is in the world today ... Out: first steps goes disarmament.
Ritches - Canada: In: Is it not better ... Out: nuclear weapons goes unchecked.
Sobolev - USSR: In: The Soviet Union submitted proposals... Out: of these other topics.
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Background: There was no hint of compromise when the Disarmament Commission of the United Nations heard speeches by East and West in New York, today.
The twelve-nation sitting heard America's Cabot Lodge open the debate by re-affirming that the United States would continue nuclear tests until the Soviet Union agreed to stop producing atomic and hydrogen weapons.
Mr. Ritchie of Canada declared that the Western Powers' working paper of Aug 29, which Russia had summarily rejected, was not the last word.
The uncompromising replies of Mr. Sobolev, the Russian delegate, pointed towards another deadlock on the vexed question of disarmament:-