GOVERNMENT DILEMMA OVER STRATEGY CONCERNING RELEASE OF FORMER SEE GEN COMMUNIST

Created: 4/15/1975

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THE GOVERNMENT OF CHILE (GOC) isILEMMA AS TO HOW TO RID ITSELF OF ITS HIGHEST LEVEL POLITICAL PRISONER,ORVALAN, FORMER SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE CHILEAN COMMUNIST'PARTY IT DARES NOT EXECUTE HIM FOR FEAR OF INTERNATIONAL REPERCUSSIONS AND IT DOES NOT WISH TO SEND HIM INTO!EXILE,'WITHOUT RECEIVING SOMETHING IN EXCHANGE. THE GOC WANTS CORVALAN OUT OF CHILE AS SOON AS FEASIBLE. CHILEAN OFFICIALS ARB CONSIDERING AN APPROACH TO CUBAN PREMIER FIDEL

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TO OFFER AN EXCHANGE OP CORVALAN FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE ANTI-CASTRO PRISONERS BEING HELD IN CUIA. THE GOC DOES NOT MART TO DEAL DIRECTLY WITH CASTRO, NOR DOES IT WISH TOHIRD COUNTRY GOVERNMENT AS AN INTERMEDIARY.

2. -flJlHHH^^bVESBSIfBVHAS SUGGESTED THAT THE CHILEAN GOVERNMENT CONSIDER USING THE GOOD OFFICES OP CUBAN EXILES LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES. HE ASKED GOVERNMENT TO SUGGEST NAMES OF SUCH EXILESLD ACT AS BROKERS IN ARRANGING THE EXCHANGE.

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