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Page 8-Friday, May 9, 1980-The Michigan Daily
World leaders honor late Tito
From AP and UPI heading the U.S. delegation to the Ghotbzadeh or other Iranians here met Afghanistan.
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia- President funeral, conferred with Zambia's with the visiting Americans. The Soviet leader told Gandhi he is
Josip Broz Tito, the "old lion" of President Kenneth Kaunda, Spanish A spokesman for Indian Prime "keen on a settlement and suggested
Yugoslavia who fought the Nazis and Premier Adolfo Saurez, Premier Minister Indira-Gandhi said that in a that Afghanistan and Pakistan speak to
defied the Kremlin for his nation's in- Raymond Barre of France and West meeting with Leonid Brezhnev she each other," the spokesman said. The
dependence, was buried yesterday, German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. warned the Soviet president about Marxist regime in Afghanistan claims
honored by one of history's greatest growing anxiety in non-aligned nations anti-government Afghan guerrillas use
assemblies of world leaders. There were no reports, however, that over the Soviet intervention in Pakistanas a base.
The funeral, four days after Tito's 1 . .
death and one day after what would
have been his 88th birthday, was atten-
ded by 36 heads of state, four kings, 40
prime ministers and eight vice
presidents, including Walter Mondale wvey _' x
of the United States.
THE MOST NOTABLE absentees
were President Carter and President
Valery Giscard d'Estaing of France. '
"We are proud of everything that you w
were," Yugoslav President Lazar
Kolisevski said, "what you will always
be and of everything that you have left
behind you."
Tito was buried on the 35th anniver-
sary of VE Day, the time when he left
behind years as a communist partisan x ;
leader and began his long turn at y
Yugoslavia's helm. By 1948, he had
taken his country out of the Soviet bloc
and in later years he helped found the
movement of non-aligned nations.
FOREIGN LEADERS HERE met in
small private summits before and after
the ceremony. At least one meeting ap-
parently was aimed at helping solve the
U.S.-Iran crisis.
U.N. sources in Belgrade reported
that Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim
was expected to meet with Iranian
Foreign Minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh.
Two weeks ago, after the failure of the
U.S. hostage rescue mission in Iran,
Waldheim reaffirmed his deter- z
mination to assist in reaching a
peaceful negotiated resolution to the
crisis.
Vice President Walter Mondale,.EY

YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT JOSIP Broz Tito is laid to rest yesterday in a simple marble tomb behind his home. An
estimated one million Yugoslavs, many with tear-streaked faces, lined the route of Tito's funeral procession.

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