UNIDAD POPULAR (U.P.) ISSUED A COMMUNIQUE SETTING FORTH ITS POSITION IN REGARD

Created: 10/22/1970

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UNI DAD) OMMUNIQUE, BROA'-CASI

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THE AFTERSOOX OFCTOBER Chfl SETTING FORTH ITS POSITION IN REGARD TO THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF GENERALj! COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMY, ONCTOBER.

COMMUNIQUE CONTAINS FOLLOWING MAIN POINTSl A) REPUDIATION OF

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ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT} 8) ACCUSATION OF RIGHTIST RESPONSIBILITY,

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SUPPORTED BY FOREIGN ELEMENTS, FOR THE ACT, C) CONDEMNATION OF ACT AS ANTI-PATRIOTIC, D) AFFIRMATION. FAITH IN THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESSCHIUlAND Ej APPEAL. FOLLOWERS TO REMAIN ALERT AS PROBLEMS LIKELY TO INCREASE DURING NEXT FEW DAYS.

ADVANCE COPIES TRANSMITTED TO THE WHITE HOUSE,

STATE, DIA, ARMY, NAVY, AIR, JCS, NIC,OCI, FBI, OCI

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APPROVED FOR RELEASE

AS THE NEW CHIEF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INVESTIGAIIOMINVESTIGACIONES). ADIO BROADCASTEPORTED THAT SOCIALIST EDUARDO PAREDES, ALLENDE'S PERSONAL PHYSICIAN, WD .WIN NAMED SUB-DIRECTOR OF INVEST1GA-

CIONES. tj>tl COr.MENTi CHEYRE, VHO HAD BEEN SERVING AS

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INTELLIGENCE COORDINATOR FOR PRESIDENT , ESPECTED ARMY OFFICER VHO ENJOYED WIDESPREAD MILITARY SUPPORT DURING HIS ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE. PPOINTMENT HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED BY(SUBSEGUENT(NEWSCASTS.)

PRESIDENT Mil If SCHEDULED TO SPEAK TO THE NATION OVER THE CADENA IACIONAL (NATIONWIDE HOOK-UP)

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"IS'GUIEtBUT THEREBE ATEHE AIR-AND GENERAL EXPECTATION OF ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

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