BREAK VICE PRESIDENT BARRIENTOS AND PRESIDENT PAZ

Created: 10/31/1964

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I. ONENENTOS ORTUNO, VICE PRESIDENT OF BOLIVIA SAID ME "DEFINITELY BROKE" WITH VICTOR PAZ ESTENSSORO. ALTHOUGH BARRIENTOS WAS THINKING OF LEAVING THE COUNTRY, HE SAID HE IS GOING TO STAY IN BOLIVIA "TO DIRECT THE FALL OF PAZ." ACCORDING TO BARRIENTOS, PAZ IS GOING TO FALL, "THERE IS NO ESCAPE FORARRIENTOS SAID THAT HE FEARED THE COMMUNIST MAY TRY TO CAPITALIZE ON THE BREAK BETWEEN HIM ANO PAZ, AND FOR THAT REASON WOULD REMAIN "QUIET"HILE IN ORDER THAT IT NOT APPEAR THAT HE WAS SUPPORTING THF COMMUNISTS IN THEIR FIGHT AGAINST PAZ.

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SA ID THAT IN HIS MEETING WITH PAZEQUESTED THAT HE, BARRIENTOS, BE BY HIS SIDE DURINGDEMONSTRATIONS WHICH TOOK PLACEAID HE REFUSED, BECAUSE HE DID NOT WANT TO APPEAR ASPAZ' "SERVANTS." BARRIENTOS SAID THAT HE TOLD PAZ THATMUST BE DESTROYED ONCE AND FOR ALL. HE SUGGESTEDGO TO ORURO TO SPEAK TO THE MINERS, ASKING THEM TO RETURN TOPEACE AND IGNORE THE COMMUNIST AGITATORS THERE. HOWEVER,

PAZ REFUSED.

ment: THE ABOVE REMARKS WERE MADE BYTO THE ANNOUNCED BREAK IN DIPLOMATIC RELATIONSAND CZECHOSLOVAKIA ONCTOBER.

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