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Sanitized - Approved or a epse : GIA-RDP82-0045' SEC CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE GROUP INTELLIGENCE REPORT COUNT 7ugosla is SUBJECT ORIGIN Dr< Srecko Silo ch$ Yugoslav, Ambassador to Brazil 25X1A6a DATE: 25X1A6a INFO 25X1A2g DI ST. o Dece ber 1946 PAGES SUPPLEMENT l, Dr,, Sreclco Si .ovich9 recently appointed Yugoslav Ambassador t.) Brasil,, is a 58 year old Croat and a Roman Catholic. He was graduated from the medical faculty of the University of Zagreb and later studied in Vienna,, He is a gynecologist with a good reputation,, Silovich prac';iced in Zagreb and was for the last few years the chief of the gynecological section of the 11Mor?kur11 aanatoriiue in Zagreb. In l942?, because it was learned that he was to be arrested by anti-Communist forceshe went into hiding in the woods around Zagreb,, After the formation of the Tito government, he became Under-Secretary in the Ministry of Social Welfare of the Croatian Governsment. 2 Before World War 11 Si.lovi.ch was a member of the Co rs?t Party in Croatia. He has always been an ideological,, and never a;.,: active, Co stunist ,a He is regarded as a. moderate Communist becaua;e he is opposed to violent 'tactics. He is$ hooaever,, disaatiafiec. with the present government in Croatia and therefore asked to be ,.,elieved of his duties in the Ttiniatxy of S aial Welfare,, stating as his reason his "inability to sustain the effort necessary to exercfale a public duty at his age.,' -36 was relieved., but at the same time appointed to the post in Brazil. Class. CH.;; TS S DD" rs,,_v Apr 77 Auth: DDIA . . !? . 1; '7`13 1 Date:30NJaraj /978 B 25X1A9a T A to Er. F S I S"S7Y0 179 FBX 25X1X6 A~ N "t G IS J TI0N T !I TING MU T ? ,.,-..-.^.~..~...,.~.-.~... - C . BEFO E - ~ ppro re . E OF THIS D ~ML GU 2$6 61 61=1 25X1A9a