STATEMENTS MADE BY COMMUNIST PERSONALITIES

Created: 1/28/1955

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1. oviet diplomatic offlclnl In Vienna, expensed the view that theintends to extend the West Ceraon frontierAustria, In effect

ot least, by "Integrating" the Austrian gendercterle withran nllltary units. He said the principal Anerlcan objective In planning to reara West Germany appeared to be to establish German amed forces as far eastward at passible withoutlagrant aggression.

Alehesndrunslan writer, asserted that the Amerli-ann, byerman army and by maintaining directional control of therlfy-lng strategic positionis eastern Europe. In addition, the I'nltcd States has bases around the wgrld, encircling tho Soviet Union, vlthontrol point. The Ruoolnno consider thiairect threat to th->ir security. The laportant thing from the Soviet point of view la to arrangenlfi-d, neutral Germnyj this will be the Soviet policy even aftor the Unitedi* succeeded In rearming Vest Gcmar.y.

John Peei, Brltleh Journnllet who defected to the Conoiunl-it bloc.hat he is helping Dr. Otto John, the Tomer head of the flundcuBnitfoaaungSBChuti, toooh. Heat John lo frequently so thoroughly Intoxicated that his conversation becomes unintelligible.

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