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Approved For Release 2006/12/19: CIA-RDP78-01617A006000050069-1 MISSING PAGE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT MISSING PAGE(S): DOS review completed State Dept. declassification & release instructions on file Approved For Release 2006/12/19: CIA-RDP78-01617A006000050069-1 Approved For Release 2006/12/19: CIA-RDP78-01617A006000 a6 l W 657 ffRET IAL GENE IRA L 1. Italian elections not to afe US .ic in Greece--The Department of Stare has iauortna ,~ hie riswold that US policy toward Greece and Turkey will continue tun- changed even if the Ytn 3 n elections result in a Communist victory. The De .rrtment add& that it intends to anneunce its determination to continue, despite adverse developments, to support the democratic countries of Europe which are cooperating in the European rc.cov'ery program and to assure the reggiftr arriv ai in Greece of sufficient food and other supplies. The Department (together 'wi h the Treasury) has authorized the immediate conversion and shtoment of $2 c aillion of Federal Reserve EP gold to fors est ll the ex- haustion of Greek gold stocks and Is paapared to authorise the conversion and shipment of an additional 12 million if the lttalian election results sh old he a dversa EUL OPE 2. SWEDEN: US naval visit ' %a ng tnt inadvisable - d STS Ambas- sador .tthews recomsmen that US rival units not visit Swedish pouts during their projoeted visit to Norway and Denmark In May. Matthews believes it important to make clear that Sweden cannot count upon last minute US military aid if it elects until that time to remain neutral and to avoid ~olitical association with western nations. We thinks that `the fact that US naval vessels visit Nor wegiaa and Danish ports and omit Swedish ports will not be lost on the Swedes." 3. DENMARK: Reaction to 113 refusal to supra ar rns--The Danish Defe assadoa Marvel that failure to obtain arms for Denmark "would not only hamper his efforts to prepare for any eventuality, but would also result in the lowering of morale perhaps to the point where the will to defend would vanish. ' The Defense Minister also stated that the prospect of obtaining arms Document No. 067 State Dept. declassification & 130 CHANGE in Class. release instructions on file _? _ ^ DECLA Class. i , . TS .,, TOP SECRET Au' i7 th. ;? A r 7j1763 Date: 13 PAM ;978 By: Approved For Release 2006/12/19: CIA-RDP78-01617A006000050069-1 Approved For Release 2006/12/19: CIA-RDP78-01617A006000050069-1 f rn,-Kn SR$.'nd c ip, O`~rn rejwting, -nt this time y~ 'Pc nt g, .91 i "?eq a-3r arms; Vv US indicaft-d, As d es ii 23 , o :;o the, T? . ~ R)r a r? in~~,> rrrblem on an all, T~N sis, rather than 4. C OL0MB A . r Fit a7Tervgqy r2 n control--U3 Ambassador Beaut-me s t .t as of 0 Friday 9 AnrIi, the Goi=ernm of w r- an some me re of & ptri . of the Brett rebeUUo x TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/12/19: CIA-RDP78-01617A006000050069-1 Approved For Release 2006/12/19: CIA-RDP78-01617A006000050069-1 TOP S. ARGENTINA: . -_ G n c :,grr ed over c _ -4,TE A~at s for 1jraice ova :ten to"',d iii Police hiel C n+ rr :i Bartol .a that: () tkre ; rx 0sez t biIc Strike has crc a t ri ttha most serious itnaNa a tyre P 'rtn administration ,V IaC tv face since coming topic er, (b) tt Prgentine Gax?minew has prod that the D" hac hrc tt p ssure as Chthj to re - train from ratifying , ;tis~> 'Ing .-POAC109 c+~niztaerci< r . r~ e r t, with Argentina; ..ad (c) CIA `'=$c tw - +eli kmaarn A r ipm are involved in a? plat to + rtb ti the Perm 3Z e , Bruce adds Cheat the . ~ : ~: G o arat amt