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November 16, 2016
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April 25, 2000
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December 13, 1951
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Approved For Release 2000/06/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457R009500270006-6 t, CErITRAL' INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 25X1A 6. The local Police Directorates and Gendarmerie Commands shall report to us, according to their respective competence, con. cerning the return of those who have been released ffrom exile and at the aenme time they shall give instructions for the sur.- veillance of such persons. C. Rendis" 2 The above order was also distributed to the followings High Commend of the Gendarmerie and of the City Police General Directorate of the City Police Inspectorates of Gendrmerie Police Directorates Higher Gendarmerie Commands: Sub -Directorates of General Security City Police Commands of the State Gendarmerie Section of National Security in the N.nistrY of the Interior 3 , At 2 sOO p.m. on 6 November 1951, Rendis ordered ? jor Kranis, Section Chief of the Displaced Persons Office of the Ministry of the Interior, to Aghios Efstratios to bring tack succepsful EDA candidates in exile'. They were returned secretly to Athens of 9 November 1951, to avoid Em organized reception or demonstration.1 25X1A NEEPomm,ents contrary to newspaper reiorts, the order does not relee-se large numbers of exiles; the order affects persons who are being held Illegally. A typical case in point is the one involving five persons acquitted by a Military Court Martial in Patras, and Imediately picked up by the police and without further ado dim. patched to Aghios Efstratioa in exile. This case spurred the Minister to issue the above order. 25X1A Approved For Release 2000/06/08 : CIA- $ fl04578009500270006-6 "f 1,11 1L