831.6363/4–3048: Telegram

The Chargé in Venezuela (Carrigan) to the Secretary of State

top secret   us urgent

334. Creole, Meneg and Shell are presently coordinating their views in close and continuous collaboration with Embassy and four attachés. Our joint task is to recommend detailed plans for implementing general program outlined Embtel 330 April 291 which will afford maximum protection possible against sabotage and at same time minimize risk of government opposition or political repercussions which might defeat our whole purpose and prejudice position of the companies. …

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