That the Soviets wouldhipmentar gas to Cuba is contrary to all current information, but there may be certain aspects which merit consideration. Czechoslovakiarimary suspectroducer of chemical agents, and it is possible that the Soviets may have authorized shipmentmall quantity of an agent to Cuba for laboratory tests and perhaps for training to demonstrate the effects of the agent on animals. The
identity of "sabrino" cannot be ascertained,
The presence of the
security guaras couia De explained by the fact that the Soviets may have insisted on this security measure in keeping with the extremely close security that the Soviets apparently apply to CW matters. It is also possible that the two men were along merely to perform any necessary monitoring or decontamination action ir. the event of an accident while on board ship.Original document.