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The Ambassador in Paraguay (Beaulac) to the Secretary of State


423. Minister Foreign Affairs13 informs me Council of Ministers yesterday agreed: (1) To derogate decree which made Liberal Party illegal; (2) to prohibit Communist Party activities during period of 30 days and; (3) subject to Colorado Party approval expected within a few days to fix December 25 next year as day of opening of Constituent Assembly.

Soler said differences between parties in Govt which threatened Govt’s stability last week have been overcome and he is confident democratization program will proceed according to plan.

  1. Miguel Angel Soler.