CHILEAN-TURKISH DISCUSSION RE POSSIBLE COOP AT UN

Created: 9/14/1977

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1. DURING THE MONTH OP7 CHILEAN AMBASSADOR TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IN GENEVA AND FORMER AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES MANUEL , NHO IS ALSO SENIOR AMBASSADOR AND COORDINATOR OF POLICY FOR ALL CHILEAN EMBASSIES IN WESTERN EUROPE PLUS TURKEY AND ISRAEL, HAS BEEN VISITING MANY AREA CAPITALS. rRRICITINC COOPERATION OF THOSE COUNTRIES THAT ARB HEMBBRS OF THE UNITED NATIONS (UN) WITH RESPBCT TO HUMAN RIGHTS AS AFFECTING CHILE, IN PREPARATION FOR THE UN GENERAL ASSBMBLY WHICH CONVENES TRItCCO IS BEING ACCOMPANIED BY HIS ASSISTANT COUNSELOR LUIS WINTER, HHOHE DEPUTY CHIEF OF THB CHILEAN DELEGATION TO THE UN COMMITTEE ON

2 SEPTEMBER, AND TRUCCO MET WITH TME DIRECTOR GENERAL OFAFFAIRS OF THE TURKISH MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRSPERTEV , AND THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OFAFFAIRS SEUUX ,EPTEMBER. TRUCCOREQUESTED AN INTERVIEW WITH FOREIGN MINISTER ISHANBUT THIS WAS NOT GRANTED. TRUCCO MADE NOFOR HELP FROM TURKEY, BUT CAME OFFERING AW EXPLANATION OFCHIITUATION AND THE CHILEAN POSITION WITH RESPECT TO

S. FOLLOWING THIS EXCHANGE, TRUCCO OFFERED HIS EXPLANATION OFITUATION IK.CHILE. HE BECAS SY SAYING THERE ARE FOUR MAIN CHARGES BEING MADE AGAINST CHILE ABROAD AMD RESPONDED TO THEM AS FOLLOWS:

A. THB ALLEGATION THAT5 COUP RESULTED0 DEAD: TRUCCO DENIED THAT THIS PAS TRUE ALTHOUGH HE ADMITTED THAT SOME PEOPLE HAD BEEN KILLED DURING THE COUP AND ITS AFTERMATH.

I. THE CHARGE THAT CHILEAN JAILS ARE FULL OF POLITICAL PRISONER! TRUCCO CLAIMED THAT"FOLLOWING RECENT EXCHANGES, THERE ARE NOPOLITICAL PRISONERS IN CHILE. ANY PRISONERS HOW BEING HELD IN CHILE ARE THERE FOR CRIMINAL, NOT POLITICAL, OFFENSES.

QUESTION OP MISSING PERSONS:RUCCO* SAID THAT THISPROPAGANDA BY OPPONENTS OP THE REGIME WHO, WHILE WAS PRESIDENT, CREATED THOUSANDS OF FALSE IDENTITIESPURPOSES. THB SO CALLED "MISSING PERSONS" ARE MOTHINCNAMES.

ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL REPRESSION BY THE

CHILEAN REGIME : TRUCCO SAID THAT THIS IS AN EXCUSE FOR CHILE'S OPPONENTS

TO KEEP ATTACKING THB CHILEAN GOVERNMENT, FOLLOWING ALLBNDE'S OUSTER,

CHILE SUFFERED GREATLY IN THB ECONOMIC FIELD BUT IT IS SLOWLY RECOVERING.

SHE POINTED OUT THAT ANY ECONOMIC SUFFERING IN CHILB IS THE RESULT OF

RESTRICTIONS ON THE PRESS, BUT POINTED TO THE

DIRECTORATE OP NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE (DINA) ANT THE GOVERNMENT'S SLOK BUT *

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