From on the scene at the European Security Conference in Helsinki, Finland, Plain Truth News Editor Gene H Hogberg and Brussels correspondent Ray Kosanke file this report. HELSINKI, Finland: Never before in modern history had so many European heads of state gathered to discuss a theme common to the concern of all -preserving the fragile peace on a continent twice swept up in the upheaval of war in this century. The convening of the Conference on European Security and Cooperation - despite criticism in several circles as to its real worth - was nevertheless an auspicious affair, by any standard of measurement. Thirty-five heads of state from both sides of the Iron Curtain, along with the President and Prime Minister from the United States and Canada, respectively, met for three days of nearly uninterrupted speeches and behind the-scenes private talks on July 30, 31 and August 1.
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