DISCUSSION IN OCB MEETING OF 26 JULY RE SENDING GUATEMALAN COMMUNISTS TO THE IR

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Discussion in OCB meeting ofuly-re sending Guatemalanto the Iron Curtain.

3. Mr. Wisner spoke brieflyhe telephone

onulyWinter in the morning Mr.ir. and left the

following observations on this subject:

In the OGB Status report there hadai item to the effect that, tha Guatemalan Under Secretary forelations had inquired of our Ambassador whether thehad facilities which could bo used for the tranSTiortat'oi of the Cor-mur.ists now in Guatemala to the Soviet union, t'r. Allen ihil'.cs spw this item, and remarked that although ha Knew nctr.jng shout any deal of this kind, if it could be worked out and thetch were theof financing it he would bo willing ty helo in thia respect.

J laid he understands that the actual suggestion about shipping these people to thead been containedablfl froir. Ambassador i'eurifoy to the Department of Strte reportinguiryhe Guatemalan official. IHit neiti.er >ir. Dulles nor Mr. C s actually seen tho cable.

At the OCb meeting there were comerits toect that itbe nice if youd ell there oeoslc to thebut nobody thoufht fiure washance that thetake thera. r. t* hought it waswho

then spoke uo tin'} aald tnare were Connunists in thedux, he was

Soj'e if yon pavtia r, ni ce fcctwes'i pot op to inil Or to Lhe

Soviet Union, they would a'l chooseil. as also some talk of tho kind of vecael, the flag should fly, etc. But the peroral feeling ofutinr vsh that there mcsery remote possibility that theCo-nunists could be disposed of behind the Iron Curtain ir this fash'on.

"ir. iri wrs that If it

were worked out and the only 'litch was the question of Vhffor the narsage, heId He w'llir.f; to help, and Mr.

feels 3uro that iu all he intended, lie ii certain ibat thereproposal thai- should undertake to exjlore pnyt.-ing in Mr.stresseshe initiative ir, connection

with the matter was iOV taken by Mr, Julles, and

has done nothing whatsoevert. n-ii he thought that in talking with f'r. "isner, Mr.oba':>ly juat trying to find outr. Dulles' offernitment.

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