ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SINGAPORE-Selling the Concorde

foreigner to he so honoured by the Soviet leaders. This was Tito's tenth visit to the Soviet Union since the late Khrushchev came down to Belgrade in 1955 and apologised for Stalin's mistakes. Tito was 80 years of age on May 25 and the Russians flattered the old man not so much for himself but with their post- Tito interests in mind. The latest friendly exchanges between Tito and the Soviet leaders mark another phase in the love-hate relations between the two countries and the two communis parties since the end of the war. The present was certainly a kiss-and-make-up session, literally so because Radio Belgrade featured in its report "the kisses that the Soviet and Yugoslav leaders exchanged". "Magnificent, magnificent", Tito remarked on his return to Belgrade, while recounting the welcome given by the Russians.

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