CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN

Created: 6/18/1964

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CENTRAL

INTELLIGENCE

BULLETIN

CURRENT INTELLIGENCE RELATING TO NATIONAL SECURITY

FOMEIEASI UTLSEHIII

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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN

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ongo: President Kasavubu likely to retain Adoula as premier to govern until national elections. {Page 4}

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Congo: President Kasavubu has indicated that he intends to retain Adoula as premier to govern until national elections are held.

Kasavubu has said that other candidates had

little to offer and that Adoula is the only "legalHe said Adoula's government would be essentially unchanged. The President also said he was thinking ofound-table conference of all Congolese leaders, including Tshombd and Gizenga, sometime before the elections, which are tentatively scheduled for early next year.

Kasavubu, if he has in fact made up his mind, seems to be discounting the pressureshange of government which have mountedesult of the deteriorating security situation. Even were this situation to improve, Adoula would probably continue to face strong opposition unless he brings at least some of his opponents into the cabinet.

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who is capable oferious threat to the central government's authority in Katanga,

is reported to have flown to Burundi

meet anti-Adoula elements, The former Katangan leader is apparently trying to bring together all major Congolese elements opposing the government.

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