MEETING BETWEEN GENERAL AMAURY KRUEL AND PRESIDENT GOULART LATE ON 31 MARCH 196

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THE EARLY HOURSPRIL CIVILIAN AND MILITARY SUPPORTERS OF GOVERNOR CARLOS LACERCA, WHO WERE BEING PERMITTED TO ENTER THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE UPON' PRESENTATIONPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, WERE BEING TOLD BY THE GOVERNOR AND HIS AIDES THAT THEY BELIEVED GENERAL KRUEL, COMMANDER OF THE SECOND ARMY, HAD IRREVOCABLY BROKEN WITH PRESIDENT JOAO GOULARTEETlift BETWEEN THE TWO MEN LATEARCH.

ACCORDING TO LACEROA AND HIS AIDES GENERAL KRUEL CAME TO RIO DE JANEIRO LATEARCH TOINAL ULTIMATUM BEFORE PRESIDENT GOULART DEMANDING THAT HE BREAK WITH THE COMMUNISTS IF

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WISHED TO RETAIN KRUEL'S SUPPORT. GOULART IS SAID TO HAVE REPLIED THAT BEFORE HE MADE ANY CHANGES IN HIS POLITICAL ALLIANCES HE WOULD FIRST HAVE TO COr4SULT WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF THE GENERAL WORKERS' COMMAND. AT THIS KRUEL BROKE OFF THE CONVERSATION AND SAID HE NO LONGER FELT OBLIGED TO FOLLOW GOULART EITHER OUT OF PERSONAL FRIENDSHIP OR AS COMMANDER OF THE SECOND ARMY.

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