Geneva is accustomed to international conferences and on this occasion Swiss hospitality was supplemented by the United Nations Organisation. Although officially concerned only with Korea, they were equally ready to assist discussions on Indochina with the services of the secretariat, the interpreters and the buildings they maintained in Geneva. These last, which had been inherited from the League of Nations, rather resembled, in their heavy pomp, those constructed in Berlin by Albert Speer for the Third Reich, though they had undergone considerable internal modernisation. Space was more ample and less cluttered, but the designers seemed to have been inspired by the public rooms of a transatlantic liner.
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