POLAND

Created: 11/6/1980

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Tea regiae ma reoataa to the trade union Uadert' threat of another ezrike by stterajting to corvine* the jnisn that more it to be sained from cooperation than by threatt and to terruadt Mrkerttrike would only odd to Poland't eoonomio iiffioultitt. fMf

la an unusual press conference held after acaeeting on Tuesday, Secretariat and Politburo member Barcikcwski said chere nowconception"permanent fora of contact" between the government and the new union. overnment spokesman, reviewing the results of last Friday's long meeting between Premier Pinkowski and Solidarity leaders, said the union has "more proof" the government wants "to create conditions"usinesslike partnership. Pinkowski reportedly told the Politburoriendly dialogue with the union is necesi.iry. {MM)

.Major themes advanced by government spokesmen are that the Polish party and government are being reasonable and are doing their best to implement the agreements signed in late August, and that another strike would only add to the people's problems. fMMf

By callingialogue with Solidarity, thepresumably hopes to strengthen the hands of moderates in Solidarity like Lech Walesa, who wants to use strikes onlyast resort. The government's "reasonable" approach is also intendedit the workers from the union leaders. It ia doubtful, however, that the regime will have much success in the short term. Unless the' Supreme Court overrules the lower court's decision, strikes are very likely to begin next Wednesday.

Alleged Underground Resistance Groups

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it most Polish military units woulda Soviet invasion and that underground resistance units bave been formed within the past few weeks. He said arms have been cached and plans drawn up to deatroy rail lines and bridges the Soviets would have to use in

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tn invasion. imilar story has appearedrench newspaper, which also reported that trade union leaders in Warsaw haveesistance plan in the eventilitary coup.

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existence ot aucn reporr^couid contribute to theof Poland and reinforce the views of any Soviet leaders who favor intervention. The reports will also make it more difficult for the Polish leaders to convince the Soviet^that they can restore control if given more time.

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Tho foreign editorrominent Romanian newspaper commented privately last week that "challenges" brought by Solidarityhreat to all the Warsaw Pact regimes. His remarks suggest that concern is growing ln Bucharest over the dangers posed to the authority of Ceausescu's government by the continuing crisis in Poland and over the possibility that the Soviets may be planning to intervene in the near future.

Romania's Concerns

The editor, presumably speaking on behalf of the

ity's demands and actions went far beyond the limits of

socialist- conduct. He cautioned that the Poles were "dangerously close"ituation where thoir Warsaw Parteel threatened by their acts.

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stablishmentould aot be toler to convey Buchares allowedorence, the Poles actions to remove

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noted that Ceausescu's recent criti-handling of its labor problemsrn the Romanian populace that the competing" organizations in Romania ated. Ceauseacu, however, also wanted t's view that while Poland should be ts own problems without outside inter-

theiaselves must take the neces the pretext for intervention.

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