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December 9, 1960
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.7///7.1/1,1 1/1,1 Appro ed f R I 2016/07/05 C06541049/////1/11://////1 r � ' I � i(b)(3) 9 December 1960 f ) /(b)(3) opy No. C CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN IL 314 NO 141.1.1HIE IN CLASS.X LtCLASSIFIZO CLASS. TO: TS $ NT R. Vi..W UATE: ...a&tur 41: h# �.2 0 1980 DATE: BE (b)(3) (b)(3) Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C06541049 I! //%Approved for Release: 2016L07/05 C06541049F (b)(3) 7:_3P-SECRE,_T The regime is making a special effort to min- mize domestic apprehension. During Gursel's absence, Deputy Premier Fahri Ozdilek, former chief of the Army General Staff, �is the acting chief of state, closely sup- ported by General Madanoglu, apparently the dominant member of the Committee of National Union Congo: rTension between UN officials and the Mobutu regime may"Tncrease following Hammarskjold's criticism of the Congo leader at the Security Council session on 7 December, when he stated that technical and financial aid outside the UN framework were responsible for the rehabil- itation of the Congolese Army and Mobutu's strengthened position:1in the Congo, the UN Command has reacted strongly against 10iobutues order to control the transport of UN mil= itary supplies which came soon after announcement of the Impending withdrawal of Ceylonese, UAR, and Yugoslav forces. The Yugoslav action will deprive the UN Command of some of its necessary aviation maintenance men; the UAR withdrawal will strip the hard-pressed UN forces of 500 troops. Colonel Mobutu has taken measures to attempt to seal off the Lumumba partisans in Orientale Province, and Pres- ident Kasavubu has proclaimed a state of emergency in that province, probably in preparation for military intervention. (Page 6) III. THE WEST Chile-USSR: The conservative Alessandri government has expressed concern to the US Embassy in Santiago over � Soviet trade overtures, particularly offers to supply petro� - leum at well below world prices and to purchase substantial quantities of copper. The offers, presumably made by Soviet representatives now in Chile, are presented as straight com- mercial transactions and not barter. Leftist politicians are 9 Dec 60 DAILY BRIEF 111 (b)(1) (b)(3) (b)(3)/ ve- (b)(3) (b)(3) (ip)(3) - , . Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C06541049 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C06541049 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C06541049 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C06541049 Approved for Release: 2016/07/05 C06541049