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November 28, 1949
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1 CLASSIFICATION 4 pproved For ReIIgRJ~9 COUNTRY Rumania SUBJECT Activities of General Nicolae Radescu in Prance 25X1A6a PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF I A1R2-004571R@0Q9 25X1X6 25X1A2g DATE DISTR. 20 November 1948 NO. OF PAGES 1 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. SOURCE 1. On 11 November General 'ieolae Radescu proposed to King '11-7ihai, through Professor II. Herescu, that Grigore Gafencu, former foreign minister; Nicolae Caranfil, industrialist and enfrinoor; Charles Davila, former minister to .ashington; and Professor Iterescu be appointed to a Rumanian Committee. 2. 3adescu, although he attends social functions, has maintained that his health prevents him from beng received in audience by the King. fie planned to leave France for the United States on 13 November without waiting for the King's reply to his latest proposal. 3. General n dosou has atte,___pted to brig; pressure to boar on Rumanian students in Paris to co.. pel there to join his"Union of '-roe Rumanians"under threat of loss of scholarships and difficulties when they return to a liberated Rumanian. fie invited rr.eribers of a newly-formed Rumanian military group in Paris to adhere to the Union, but this invitation eras refused on the ground that the new military or :-nization did not wish to participate in politics. 'adoscu has now created a "P"ilitary Council", reportedly without asking those so appointed if they wore willing to accept the hosts. 4. Copies of the memoranda relative to their conversations at the State Department with were prepared by Grigore Gafencu and Brutus Coste, as well as copies of letters to Gafencu and General Radescu from General Constantin Petro-Lazar, aide to King Hihai, have been obtained h4. the 25X1X7 SECR Approved For Release 1999/09/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457R002100190007-5