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December 8, 1965
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STAT DAILY NEWS Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr 2013/12/19: CIA-RDP73-00475R000100270002-6 Ur-v Comment: By VIRGINIA PREWETT Moscow, It would help the Latin Fidel Castro's Cuban regime, far from accepting its latter-day absenee-from the center of the world stage, is . bidding to reoapture world importance. Castro expects to accomplish this thru the Havana meeting of far-leftist parties to be held from next Jan. 3-10. ' U. S. official observers expeer the following: ? , First, they foresee that the ,Cubans will try to pack the 'meeting with those Latin- American far-leftist parties that 'follow Moscow's line ? a line . that Havana ostensibly follows. ' Second, they believe that Cuba : may push a move at the ? ? ;meeting to in include Latin American leftist parties in the world organization called the ;Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity Organization, the AAPSO. 'Once the AAPSO-is to become an Afro-Asian-Latin- 'American Peoples' Solidarity Organization..-!-- perhaps to be - called the AALAF'SO ? the ,Havana-Moscow axis would be in -11 position to try to take it Over. '? At present, the AAPSO's pro- :Peking tinge is demonstrated by I the organization's decision to ? '!hold it& next world meeting in ;Red China. But if Cuba can get' the AAPSO reorganized as the !AALAPSO, this can be used as ; an excuse to reopen the question of where the next meeting , should be held. An Important by-product of ; the meeting thus could be the inclusion of only Moscow- blessed Latin American leftist ? parties in the big international family of far-left organizations. And if Havana could thus divorce from the important ; world .organization all of Latin ? American leftist parties except :those', .that:, owe allegiance,. I. Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr 2013/12/19: CIA-RDP73-00475R000100270002-6 American Moscow-liners. Such achievements would obviously send Cuba's stock high with Moscow. So far, representatives of both Moscow and Peking Communist Parties are expected to attend the Havana meeting. Havana has already set a pattern in inviting the five Latin American parties that have joined Cuba on the organizing committee. They are: Venezuela's Frente Armada de Liberacion Nacional (FALN), Chile's Frente de Acc ion Popular (FRAP , Mexico's Movimiento de Lib era cion Nacional, (MLN), all considered both pro-Castro and pro-- Moscow, along with the pro. Castro Frente Izquierdista de Liberaoion (FIDEL) and the Frente Armado Rebelde of Guatemala, the militarir winder' that country's ? pFe7Meagoer Cot?amunlit