CENTRAL INTELLGENCE BULLETIN: CHILE: JUNTA PLANS TO ALLOW SOME QUIET CEREMONIES

Created: 9/18/1973

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CHILEi Today ii Independence day, and the Junta

INSTALLATIONS. AND

THAT THE NCU COVERNnTNT FEEL-SECURITY SITUATION UNJER CONTROL

Santiago remains generally calm. Theforcerconttnue to cloae the ring around wtrwlst. tto Save taken refuge in lower class housing area.JnJIkirti of the city. ilitary operation

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TUNITY TO LEAVE THE HEAVILY POPULATED AREA BEFOREAJOR

Eleewhero in thethe aearch forarms caches is continuing but thela encountering little resistance even in fSBIBon,enter of ultr.leftlst strength.

The new minister of ^terior asserts thatan "auaoects" are now being detainea in

Leigh warned that operation, Severity.

treiKlsts will continue with the "tmost severity Ha asked viewers to inform on thecertain leftist politicians and newsmen still at

large.

The government is weeding out thepolitical appointoe. for

aid othS governmentheeing filled by some active and retired military j

officnrn aa wall as by independent civilians, pre-'sumably with aorae technical guallficatlona. Several Christian Democrats II hava been brought into the government, incJucing the mlniater otand throe subsecretarles in other ministries.

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Democratic leadera are facedilemma, however, in their relations with the junta government. They hope to staff middle-level posts with their followers in an effort to moderate the government's policies, but they want to avoid being too closely identified with it. Party leaders

fear political reprisals not only from ex-treme^xghtlsts being brought into the government but also from leftist extremists for cooperating with the new regime.

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