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Buddhist political plans and discussions with government leaders
Date of Creation:
March 16, 1966
Date of Declassification:
October 11, 1979
Type of Document:
Intelligence information cable
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
6 p.
Buddhist Political Plans and Discussions with Government Leaders [the Buddhists reportedly have plans to install a new government composed of a national assembly, selected by provincial councils, which would write a constitution and organize general elections. PM Ky and Head of State Thieu have reportedly "half agreed" to abandon the present Advisory Council for Building Democracy in favor of a national assembly. Buddhists do not favor a coup or resignation of the present government because a military regime might replace it]. Intelligence Information Cable, TDCS-314/03592-66. Mar. 16, 1966. 6 p. Security classification not given. SANITIZED copy. Released Oct. 11, 1979. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, Vol. 48.
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