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November 6, 1974
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e n irin L b Envoy Y Li.sboii Pro"I News Dispatches ~ in Portugal: come an important political, Kissinger is said to be con- The U.S.S. ambassador to Por- tugal has been fired and will; " Informed sources said that factor in the country. cerned about a possible be replaced. by Frank C. Car- I Kissinger had sent Lt. Gen. Carlucci, 44, currently serv- "Southern Europe domino the- or " involvifC bes'de P rtu s lucci, a career diplomat close to the White House, according to diplomatic sources in Lis- bon. In Washington, an informed source confirmed that Car- WASHINGTON POST Approved For Release 20051 b11g7AlA-RDP91-00901R lucci has been selected for the I team also traveled -to Portu- post, although the appoint- gal, and sources said that they meat has not been announced. had been dispatched to make The report, carried. by the another. independent evalua- Vernon A. W alters, deputy cu- mg as under secretary of y Greece, rector of the Central Intelli- health, education and welfare, I gal, Spain, Italy and gence Agency, to Lisbon to is a much-decorated career and to fear that the emer- make a first-hand evaluation foreign service officer who I gence of the Portuguese Com- in August. -In- mid-October a held posts in South Africa, the munist Party will be dupli. four-man State Department; Congo, Zanzibar and Brazil. cated in neighboring Spain, Iron. The pro-Soviet Communist ing the- April 25 coup in Lis- bon.' The -party- has -.since be=; In 1971 he was assigned to Western Europe s cast remain- the Bureau of the Budget and rng rightist pro :American re- in January of last ' year to gime, when Generalissimo r-r>aWAr Francisco Franco, aging and only last January. He is a for-I Portugal's revolutionary. nri1i.- mer law partner of the latei Thomas E Dewey. tary movement have repeat- Sources in Lisbon said. Scott l edly claimed that more than: 100 CIA t agen s are trying to had been informed of his did create "another. Chile" in Por- ltivo eeks missa w ago-aridhad ugal. not been toldof the reason far we d'Ul"u}fL acuuii? are known to be concerned +av.vue wic VU LUIULy UI bum- munist infiltration of-'Spain across the long and hard-to guard border it shares with -tire present ambassador? Party, banned -.during Portu- Stuart Nash Scott,. would 'be I gal's 48-year rightist dictator= replaced because Secretary of ship, holds a' Cabinet post in State Henry A. Kissingerf the military-controlled govern- doubted.,-the accuracy of his i ment that took power follow- 'reports, minimizing the likeli- hood of a Communist takeover has remained a major. clandes tine political force in indus- trial centers and the backbone` of anti-Franco opposition. . y; Approved For Release 2005/07/01 : CIA-RDP91-00901 R000700090019-5