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Approved For Release 2002/08/16 : CIA-RDP78-01617A005800030006-6 DIA and DOS review(s) completed. Approved For Release 2002/08/16 : CIA-RDP78-01617A005800030006-6 2 4 SEP 1946 Approved For Release 2002/08/16 : CIA-RDP78-01617A005800030006-6 P ff" VIAL 186 GENERAL 1. US lanes warned to kee, on course over Albania--US Political Repre- sentative JaobsIn Tirana has ske hat pSU ilots on the Tirana-Sofia flight be "urgently advised" not to deviate from the prescribed course over Albanian territory. In view of the insistence of local authorities, Jacobs considers it "highly dangerous" for US planes to fly over the possibly fortified coastal areas of Saseno and Saranda or the oil fields south of Tirana. 2. UK denies British intreiin southern Iran--According to US Charge tBrit Bit h ranrish Foreign Officeas stated that neither Consul Trott nor any other British official has been guilty (as charged by the Iranian Government) of "complicity, connivance or even indiscretion" in alleged plotting In southern Iran. 3. Greek estimate of Soviet forces in Bulgaria--According to US Military Attache ens, the k General Staff believes that Soviet forces. In Bulgaria have been "Increased to slightly over 100,000," and that Soviet troops are concentrating near the Turkish border. The General Staff refuses to speculate on whether the concentration manifests a definite aggressive Intent or is merely part of the war of nerves. EUROPE 4. ICELAND: Communists or ize protests against base agreement-- US Minister Dreyfus reports that on 22 September the Icelandic Federa- tion of Labor Unions called a two-hour general strike for the following day and that the Communists have organized worker and student demon- strations in an attempt to Intimidate the Aithing in its consideration of the US base proposals. Dreyfus states that demonstrators already have manhandled a leading Conservative and that the situation Is "fraught with consequences which cannot be predicted." FAR EAST 5. N.E.Y.: Status of Dutch-Indonesian ne tiations--US Consul General Batavia sta es t at the first meeting of the Truce Commission the Dooument No. 006 NO CHA.'1GE in Class. - 1 - M DECLASSIFIED Class. CHANGED TO: TS S DDA Memo, 4 Apr 77 .. ---?-?~+? Date: Y MAR 10 79 By: 25X1 Approved For Release 2002/08/16 : CIA-RDP78-01617AO05800030006-6 V P IIAL Dutch rejected Indonesian demands that no further troop arrivals from The Netherlands be permitted. Van Mook and S jahrir have agreed that when negotiations are resumed in Batavia, Lord Killearn should pre- side at the first meeting and thereafter stand by in readiness to assist if necessary. THE AMERICAS 6. PANAMA: Long-term base aareement doubtful--US. Ambassador Hines believes that the US will have culty in obtaining base leases in Panama of greater duration than three to five years (see Daily Summary of 10 Sep- tember, item 11). Panama's Foreign Minister has emphasized, in talks with Hines, his country's great sensitivity to possible infringement of its sovereignty by the US. 7. CHILE: fivers arses special mission at ip ugu?~--US Ambassador Bowers reports that delegations to Gonzales Videla s inauguration may include a British cabinet member, the Vice President of Argentina with a battleship escort, a cruiser-escorted special ambassador from Uru- guay, and special ambassadors from Spain and Brazil. Bowers believes the US should counter imminent attempts to divert Chile from her close cooperation with the US by sending a special ambassador accompanied by a military air squadron. Approved For Relea?dyQDW. FATRQP78-01617AO05800030006-6