MOSCOW, Feb. 14, Reuter: A Kremlin sponsored international forum on peace opened in Moscow today, with more than 900 foreign show business stars, writers, scientists, doctors, religious leaders and political scientists in attendance.

The event, formally called “The International Forum for a Nuclear Free World and the Survival of Humanity”, will consist of seven Separate roundtable discussions. It concludes on Monday with a speech by Kremlin leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

“Participants in the three-day forum will discuss the major problem of our times how to prevent a nuclear holocaust and strengthen peace and cooperation”, Moscow tadio said today.

The diverse list of Western personalities taking part in the discussions includes writers Graham Greene and Norman Mailer, Rock Musician Yoko Ono and film stars Paul Newman, Claudia Cardinale, Shirly MacLaine and Gregory Peck.

Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of the late U.S. President, former Pentagon analyst Daniel Ellsberg, French fashion designer Pierre Cardin and Drs. Bernard Lown and Yevgeny Chazov, cowinners of 1985 Nobel peace prize, will also attend.

Article extracted from this publication >>  February 20, 1987