ACCORDING TO (DELETED) THE NAVY IS SCHEDULED TO INITIATE A MOVE TO OVERTHROW GO

Created: 9/8/1973

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ove to overthrow the government op president salvador allende in valparaiso at, on ib september.

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TAKING OVEN THE'pROVINCE OF VALPANMSO. ISSUING ANALLGNOC'S RESIGNATION, Oft THREATENING TO HOVE MERINO.

COMMANDER OF THE FIRSTNE IN VALPARAISO* IS ATTEMPTING UNSUCCESSPULLV TO DELAY THIS ACTION UNTILEPTEMBER HHEN HE EXPECTS TO BE NAMED AS NAVY COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF (ClNC).

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POSITIVE ACTION AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT. THE FACK HILL MOVE TO SILENCE ALL GOVERNMENT RAOIOS. AT THE SAME TIME THE FACH PLANS TOATIONAL RADIO NETWORK USlNg EXISINO OPPOSITION RADIO STATIONS SUCH AS RADIOS BALMACEDA* MINERIA ANO AORlCULTURA,

LfifGH HAS CONTACTED ARMY CINC GENERAL AUGUSTO PINOCHET ON THIS MATTER, AND .PINOCHET HAS SAID THaT THE ARMY WILL NOT OPPOSE THE NAVY'S ACTION, IHbSbVbW PELIEVES THAT iflHY UNITS NIU JOIN IN THE COUP AFTER THE FACH LENDS ITS SyPPORT TO THE NAVY. HOWEVER. HE DID NOT KNOW IF THE ARMY OENERALS HOULO ACTIVELY SAiRRORT THE NAVY AND FACH EFFORT TO OVERTHROW ALLENDE. GENERAL LIIGH.LANS tr CONTINUE HIS CONTACT WITH PINOCHET AND OTHER ARMY OENfRALS THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD1

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T3 IS RECOQNUEO THAT THE PRESIDENT ITILl HAS SOME ROOM TOOULD THROB OFF THE timing OF THE PLOTTERS OR STOP THEM COHRLlTELT br AN INITIATIVE ON HIS PART HHICH HOUlD KEST THE DEMANDS OF THE

ARHEO-FORCES AND/OR THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY. TO AVERT TN|S

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PRESENT THREAT. THE PRESIDENT SHOULD TAKE SOME KINDCTION ON EPTEMBER. HE ALREADY HAS HAD ONE MEETINGEPTEMBER NlTH LEADERS OF his COALITION AND ANOTHER IS SCHEDULEDl PH ON THE SAME DATE. ACCORDING TO RADIO POR TALES, NO AO RE EHAS REACHED ON HON TO DEAL'WITH THE PRESENT CRISIS DURINO THE FIRSTT REMAINS TO BE SEEN NHETHERQR NOT THE POPULAR UNITYSPECIALLY THE-SOCIALIST PARTY* NlLL OlVfi HlN THE SUPPORT NECESSARY ft REACH; AN ACCOMMODATION NlTH THE MILITARY/IPPOSITION.- THUS. TlNB [COULD-UTTHE- PRESIDENT. ESPECIALLY IP.MB- ISi NOT*AHARE THATIS FACthq 'A'^IRVSEPJEMBER'DEADLINE itHOULD! BEERTAHtrPBlNT IT MAY NOTOSSIBLE, rtJR THE RRfittOENT TO-a'-CYL I- ikt NO MATTER WMA" CONCESSJONS HEACTiON.;ijAti CIVI UStitfH

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