UNITED NATIONS (Aug. 9)
Secretary General Kurt Waldheim has discussed, among other subjects, the Middle East situation with the Communist leaders he has met so far in his East European tour, according to a UN spokesman. Waldheim is due back here Aug. 19. According to the spokesman, the Secretary General will set a date for his Mideast visit after he ascertains when the Arab and Israeli leaders he wants to meet with will be available.
Meanwhile it was learned that Waldheim will attend a meeting early Sept. in Algeria of non-aligned nations. Among those participating will be Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia. It was not known whether Waldheim will visit Israel before or after the meeting in Algeria. He is, however, scheduled to complete his Mideast tour before the UN General Assembly reconvenes Sept. 18.