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Largest opposiiion party in Argentina uen-.ar.cis government support Guateaala: The czecuuve committer ox tne Argentinearly, ^hich polled overOU in tba Aprilhasesolution proclaiming "solidarity" with Guatemala. The resolution demands that Arflentinein the Organization ol American Statos defend Guatemala's right to "democratic sell-determination."
The Radicals state lhat the recent receipt ol Orbit arrn3 by Guatemala is being usedretext lor Americanto defend thawilnlted fruit Coxpany. The United States is accused ol reviving "hip stick" polic*es to ovcrvbrov tberocrntic" Ountenalanhile amineC Buenos,
CoBiwont: The resolution appears oesiRnoti not only, to tradi Lio.ial Earixcal views on ioruipn policy, tut also topolitical proE-amu on reran, who is nlready seriously
concerned over labor unrest. Since the principle ofis fiercely defended by all Argentines, the Guatemalan problem presents Peron with the dllesuaa of possibly antagonising public opinion at home or appearing to be un-co-operative with tho United States.apparently believe that either of these Uo possibilities would be advantageous to their efforts to undermine his regime. -
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