Full Citation

  • Title New Move Probable on Berlin
  • Author Wald, Richard C. From the Herald Tribune Bureau
  • Publication Title New York Herald Tribune (European Edition)
  • Collection New York Herald Tribune (European Edition)
  • Date Saturday-Sunday,  June 23, 1962-June 24, 1962
  • Issue Number 24708
  • Page Number [1]
  • Place of Publication Paris, France
  • Language English
  • Document Type Article
  • Publication Section News
  • Source Library The New York Times Company
New Move Probable Oa Berlia Military Chiefs May Hold Talks By Richard C. Wald From the Herald Tribune Bureau 1 BONN, June 22.—Four- power talks among the local military commanders in Berlin to ease tensions along the wall dividing the city will [probably be proposed by the West next week. Secretary of State Dean Rusk, jin a crowded day and a half of meetings here with Chancellor, Konrad Adenauer and his top ad¬ visers. apparently received Bonn's approval for the suggestion today. I It would be embodied in Amer-1 lean. British and French replies to the Soviet note of June 7 in which | Russia warned of the ‘ dangerous j provocation" involved in shooting i incidents at the wall. At the time, the Soviet Union j made veiled threats about not re- j maining “a passive observer." Present at some of today's meet- ings was West Berlin’s Mayor' Willy Brandt, All the meetings went exceeding¬ ly well, both sides reported. Chan¬ cellor Adenauer, after a 70-minute private talk with the Secretary of State, said there was general agreement on everything, although "we didn’t agree on every word.” •Old Shoe’ One American source said it was all "as comfortable as an old 6hoe." ] It is understood that the talks here strengthened Mr. Rusk's pression that the Common Mar- j British will manage to reach an accommodation with the Common Market, even though there ve still some important unsolved problems. ket and Britain's application for entry are the biggest topics in Eu- , rope right now, since so much i hinges on the way things go. i Reportedly, the Americans were surprised by the amount of opti- jmism here and in Paris that the such as the tariff position of tem¬ perate agricultural goods. But these are problems, it was said, "of manageable magnitude.” Also discussed was the recent East German request for $825 mil¬ lion in credits from West German /. The matter is still up in the air, because the West Germans are offering the credit in foodstuffs and medicine, while the East Ger¬ mans want industrial hardware. The Americans, however, made clear their understanding of the t argument that a loan to the East d Germans might prove a means of r keeping them reasonable in polit- n jcaj discussions and prevent in- Vernal complications that could be- t come embarrassments to the West, d v g Two Discutions There were two main policy dis¬ cussions. In the morning. Mr. Rusk s. met the chancellor at his official o residence. Palais Schaumburg, and thev talked privately while their a a,des wandered in ihe garden. In e the afternoon, the Secretary of State and his advisers talked with i Fore) MinLster Gerhard Schroe- - def and hJs adviser& t Indlcations are that the Srrrrta. ; «y hammered home his contention t lhat lhe SovieU know by now thaf - West maintain its t in ,West Berlin and wU1 n n°i_ ni°'c out . _ The American proposai for a 13- r "»llon access authority, which rai.v -j"1 80 much furor here a month o a*°' *» now dead because the Rus- - sia?s billed It. the Americans ex- a PlalnetL Although the Russians - « much weeks ago. the West Germans were pleased to hear it -jdirect from the negotiator's mouth, - However, an American spokes- t man emphasized that both sides e a8reed that arrangements govem- " in* *ccess to West Berlin could be - found t*iat would be suitable to - &°th the West and the Soviets e T’hk means that the West Ger- t mans and the Americans agree (Comiaurd on P*«e 2. Col. 6) Berlin (Continued from Page 1) there may exist some perfect solu¬ tion to the Berlin problem—not that one is in sight—and that Chan¬ cellor Adenauer approves of con¬ tinued Russian-American talks. . Reports from Berlin indicate that East German people's police shot and killed a Berliner trying to escape near one of the city's canals early this morning. This is the 30th killing at the wall since it was put up last August. One top source said that the diplomatic decision arising from a discussion of the tensions the shootings create was that the peo¬ ple in Berlin locally, on both sides of the wall, ought to get together to do something to solve this prob- lem on a humanitarian basis.” This will be translated into a formal note, whose procedural de- tails are not yet set, suggesting a meeting of the military command- Although the military details of atomic interdependence were rais- ed in the talks, all decisions and suggestions were held back pend- tng the outcome of Britain's Com- Treaty Organization Council, mon Market application and the deliberations In the North Atlantic tv..,.. ^__ „_„ This evening. Mr. Rusk met with top Parliamentarians and political leaders at a reception. Afterward. he gave a stag dinner for Dr. A j__ „, ,u._u_ ,_ Adenauer at the residence of the American Ambassador Walter C. American Ambassador. Dowling. The Secretary leaves tomorrow morning tor Romo to continue hl» tpn-Hnv fonm.menHino nf ZTn ten-day fence-mending tour of Eu¬ ropean capitals.