ALLEGED PLANS OF LEFTIST MIR GROUP TO ABDUCT US FUNCTIIONARY

Created: 7/18/1973

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EMBASSY AND A'DIPLOMAT FROM THE.CUBAN EMBASSY IN SANTIAGO. THE OBJECTIVE OP THIS TERRORIST PLAN. IN HHICH SOCIALIST PARTY (PS) POLITICAL COMMISSION MEMBER ROLANDO CALOERON IS ACTIVELY INVOLVED. IS TOOSSIBLE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERN-HENT AND THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDC) TO RESOLVE THE

CURRENT POLITICAL CRISIS IN CHILE.

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THE EXTREMISTS HOPE TO BE ABLEHE ABDUCT EONS ONIBERTY EXTREME RIGHT-WING. MIL ITANTLY ANTI-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION) ANO. FOR THIS REASON. HAVE INCLUOED THE ABDUCTION OFUBAN OFFICIAL IN THE PLAN.

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INEVITABLE THAT AN AGREEMENT AMONG THE GOVERNKENT, THE PDC AND THg ARMED FORCES WILL BE PEACHED TO REDUCE TENSIONS IN THE COUNTRY. ALSO, WITH THESE FORCES AND CONGRESS. THE EXECUTIVE WILL THEN BE ABLE TO CARRY OUT AN AUSTERITY ECONOMIC PLAN TO RESOLVE THE PROBLEM OF INFLATION AND TO PUT THE NATION'S ECONOMY IN ORDER. THIS. ACCORDING TO THE MIR. WOULD ENTAIL THE PROMULGATION 3F THE THREE AREAS CONSTITUTIONAL REFOPM LAW. MM COMMENT: WHILE NOT SO STATED. THE ABOVE SCENARIO WOULD ALSO ENTAIL THE RETURN OF THE INDUSTRIES ANO FACTORIES SEIZED BY

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PRfl-GGVEBNhENT LlC THE ABORT IVE UPRISING UNIT ONEVELOPMENT TO WHICH THE MIR ANDTJST EXTREMISTS WOULD BE VERY OPPOSED.)

. R a ARHY COMMANDER IN CHIEF OBTAINED THE JNPORKAT

BELIEVED THE PLANS HERE FORMULATED. PRATS IN TURN 'iCSEITO PRESIDENT SALVADOR ALLENDE. FOR HISPRESIDENTEETING WITH THE MINISTERS OF FOREIGN RELATIONS FOR THE AFTERNOON QFULY TOINFND to CONSIDER WHETHER TOHE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL IN ORDER TO DECIDE WHAT

THE PRESIDENT IS VERY CONCERNED OVER THE HATTER. IN ADDITION. ALLENDE IS NOT OVERLY CONFIDENT THATREPORT IS ACCURATE.

HE CONSIDERS IT POSSIBLE THAT THE ARMY HAS INVENTED THIS ALLEGED

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PLOTRDER TO JUSTIFY THE NEED TO TAKE STRONG MEASURES TO RESOLVE THE CURRENT ECONOMIC ANC POLITICAL PROBLEMS IN THE COUNTRY OR. POSSIBLY. TO USE THIS THREAT TO JUSTIFY SOHg MflvE AGAINST MS GOVERNMENT.

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BE AMAflE ThiT ITS PLANS HAVE BEEN DETECTED. SINCE THAT IS NOH TATELERT, HE ADDED THAT THE CURRENT ATMOSPHERE AROUND ALLENDE AND THE ARHY IS VERY TENSE < AND IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE ARMY HILL ALSO GO ON ALERT STATUS.

. THE ACCURACY OPfSJHB INFORMATION ON THE ALLEGED TERRORIST PLAN OF THEANNOT BE JUDOED AT THIS TIME, HOHEVER. EVEN IF THE INFORMATION ACCURATELY PROTR AYED MIR INTENTIONS. THE FACT THAT THE GOVERNMENT iSOF THE PLANS. AND HILL UNDOUBTEDLY UNDERTAKE SOME INVESTIGATION, MILL PROBABLY ACTETERRENT TO ANY EFFORTS TO CARRY OUTPLANS. NONETHELESS. GIVEN THE CURRENT UNSETTLED POLITICAL SITUATION IN CHILE. SUCH AN ACT BY THE Njfl OR OTHER EXTREMISTS CAN NOT BE DISCOUNTED COMPLETELY.)

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