REDACTED SEPTEMBER 1974 JCIA SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING OF POW EXCHANGE

Created: 9/11/1974

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CIA HELICOPTER ONEPTEMBER SHORTLY BEFOREZ3 OR DC-3. |

ALSO DISCUSSED AND AGREED ON THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL DETAILS REGARDING THE FLIGHT | THE FLIGHT WILL BE MADE ON THE MORNING OFEPTEMBERELICOPTER WITH JCIA MARKINGSI TWO JCIA REPRESENTATIVES FROM EACH SIDE WILL BE ABROAD) ALSO MAKING THE TRIP htLL BE SIX MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSIONWO TECHNICAL EXPERTS TO. INSPECT THE GROUND. RUNWAYS AND PARKING STRIPS AT THE PHONE SAVANH AIRPORT. AND POUR RADIO OFFICERS. ONCE SATISFIED THAT THE FIELD IS SAFE FOR LANDING BY THE TEST FLIGHTADIO MESSAGE WILL BE SENT BACK TO VIENTIANE FOR THE TEST FLIGHT AIRCRAFT WAITING AT HATTAY AIRPQRT TO TAKE OFF FOR PHONE SAVANH,

3. GREED THAT THAT THE LPF WILL ACCEPTTHE SECURITY OF THOSE TO BE PRESENT ATXCHANGE SINCE THE EXCHANGE SITE IS LOCATED INTERRITORY I THE POW'S THEMSELVES. JCIA ANDOFFICIALS, IZZ REPRESENTATIVES AND THE JOINTFOR THE POW EXCHANGE. IcOMMENTi HAS NOT MENTIONED DURING THE

NQR HAS ITEXCLUDED.)

A, I HsAID THAT THE' LPF AGREED TO THE VIENTIANE SIDE'S HAVING NINE SECURITY TROOPS ON EACH PLANE TO GUARD THE HAVING BEEN TOLD THAT THE VIENTIANE SIDE HAD INSISTED

ON AT LEAST TEN GUARDS ABOARD EACH PLANE.

THE

SIDE COUNTERPART, "

THE VIENTIANE SICE PLANNED TO HAVEECURITY TROOPSPLANE. TOTHAT HE THOUGHT TEN GUARDS

TO BE SUFFICIENT,) IT HAS AGREED THAT THESE TROOPS WOULD EE ARMED I

| AGREED

TEAM* RESPONSIBLE FOR HANDLING THE POW EXCHANGE ON 19

SEPTEMBER. WILL HAVE FIVE MEN ON EACH SIDE. THE NAMES OF THE

MEMBERS OF THE JOINT TEAM WILL BE EXCHANGED ONEPTEMBER

AT THE SAME TIME AS THE NAMES OF THE POM'S TO BE EXCHANGED.

ON ARRIVAL AT PhQnE SAVANH AIRPORT, THE REPRESENTATIVES OF

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EACH SIDE OF THE EXCHANGE TEAM MILL MfcET, EXCHANGE COPIES CF

THE LISTS Qlj POM'S TO BE EXCHANGED AND THEN EXCHANGE THE'POM'S.

CHECKING EACH OFF BY NAME. ONCE THE EXCHANGE HAS BEEN COM*

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