MOVEMENT OF 1,000 FRESH FMLN TROOPS TO SAN SALVADOR; PLANNED ROLE OF ELLACURIA

Created: 11/18/1989

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THAT DAY OF SIX JESUIT PRIESTS, IHaUDIHC UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL AMERICA HECTORHE MILITARY COMMAND OF THE far!BUN DO HARTI NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT (FMLN) HAS DECIDED TO SEN"' OOP FRESH TROOPS INTU Till. CITY-

THE. TROOPSROM THE POPULAR LIBERATION FORCESnd HAVE BEEN WAITING IN TWO GROUPS IH NEJAPA AND APOPA TO COVER THE EXPECTEO RETREAT OF FMLN FORCES FROM THE CITY. 2. WITH THE ASSASSINATION OF ELLACUHII

OF BATTLE" FOR THE OFFENSIVE HAS CHANCED AND THEEADERSHIP THINKS THE COMBAT CAN BE PROLONGED UNTIL ABOUTOVEMBER WITH THE FRESH TROOPS.

cclleaglfesiisledtrtlcur Ia ONOVEMBER TO HELP EFFECT NEW CONTACTS BETWEEN THE FMLN AND SALVADORAN GOVERNMENT TO DISCUSS PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. nbjjijbjhimbb^TKE FMLN HADIST OF FIVE -FRIENDS" WHO WOULD SPEAK FOR THE FRONT, AND THAT ELLACURlA HAD BEEN IN TOUCHUMBER OF MILITANT OFFICIALS TOIHILAR LIST OF MILITARY OFFICERSP_TAU WITH THE FMLN REPRESENTATIVES.THE BASIC DtMAND OP THE FMLN IN SUCH TAUCS WOULD HAVE BEEN THE REMOVAL OF "TANDONA" MEMBERS FROM HILITAHY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS.

THE NEGOTIATIONS, AND HAD REPORTED TO THE FMLN MEMBERS ONOVEMBER THAT THE_ ARRANGEMENTS SEEHEU TO BE GOING WELL.

1 LLACURlA AND THE OTHER PRIESTS, THE INTERNATIONAL AND INTERNAL OUTLOOK HAS CHANGED; HE PREDICTED THE UNITED STATES WOULD BRING PRESSURE ON THE SALVADORAN GOVERNMENT TO REMOVE THE MILITARY OFFICIALS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MILITARY'S "POOR SHOWING- DURING THE OFFENSIVE. HHP OTHERNCLUDING THE MURDER OF ELLACURlA.

rb the hi hasV NTJAPA AND APOPA SINCE TRT OFFENSIVE BEGAN. CONFIRMv.HERS of

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