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Tito Wants ‘salt’ to Examine Mideast

President Tito of Yugoslavia warned last night that it would be “a profound error” if next month’s Helsinki conference on European Security were to ignore the Middle East question.

Tito made his remarks in an interview with Norwegian television in Belgrade. He said it would be difficult to expect the conference to succeed if the Middle East and the Mediterranean area generally remains as troubled as it is now. “I think it would be a profound error completely to ignore the Middle East question at the European conference, for the existing situation there is extremely dangerous and it is at the same time closely linked with the interests of Europe,” Tito said in the interview broadcast in Oslo.