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. < i i i ; ' s i ••>.•% r* V.. :. f . V/U 2-A The Arizona Republic Phoenix, Sun.. Aug. 1«, 11170 AisocitMd f rest Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Dayan visits wounded Israeli pilot Israeli predicts bitter struggle if Mideast cease-fire breaks down Associated Press TEL AVIV - A former chief of Israel's military intelligence predicted yesterday that a breakdown in the Middle East cease- fire would touch off a "very bitter struggle" and an attempt by Egypt to cross the Suez Canal. The warning came as Jordan accused Israel of trying to torpedo peace efforts by violating the cease-fire and Israel indicated it would not sit down to talks until Egypt pulls back the SAM missiles it reportedly has moved closer to the canal cease-fire line. Israel should make sure it is ready to deal with any move to cross the canal, said Reserve Gen. Haim Herzog, now a military commentator, in a broadcast over the Israeli state radio. Herzog declared that Egypt has "no prospects whatsoever even to prepare for such a situation, unless the entire antiaircraft missile system is advanced so as to be in position to give adequate cover to the planned concentration, crossing the bridgeheads areas." "From a purely military point of view," he went on. 'the question before Israel is clear, once it is clear the cease-fire is merely a cover for military preparations on the other side. "It is to ensure that any action taken is the right action, of suitable scope, in the right place and at the right time. Herzog said President Gamal Abdel Nasser has indicated that Cairo's only aim is to thrust across the 103-mile long canal. It must be obvious that should the cease- fire cease to operate, the next stage will be a very bitter struggle with the central theme an attempt by the Egyptians to cross the canal," he predicted. U.S. confident cease-fire will stand New York Times Sen-ice WASHINGTON — U.S. officials voiced confidence yesterday that the Middle East cease - fire will not break down, and they predicted that substantive Arab - Israeli talks will get underway soon, probably some time next week. That conclusion, one official said, was based on the assessment that neither the Arab slates nor Israel is deliberately trying to sabotage the American - sponsored truce, despite charges on both sides to the contrary. American intelligence now points to a flurry of Egyptian and Soviet efforts to shift around missile installations near the Suez Canal in the days berofe the Missile East cease - fire took effect. But at present, the Nixon administration r e p o r t e dly does not feel that it has conclusive proof that the United Arab Republic violated the truce by pushing new missile installations into the cease fire zone after the truce started, as Israel has charged. Washington has found it impossible to determine precisely when the Egyptian efforts stopped, but officials are reasonably confident that shortly after the cease - fire took effect — certainly within 48 hours - the situation had stabilized. The Israeli charges have in- terrupted the momentum of diplomatic efforts to get substantive talks under way between the U.A.R., Jordan and Israel under the auspices of U.N. mediator G u n n a r V. Jarring. Jarring has met several times in the past week with ambassadors of the three nations to settle on the site, timing and level of the talks. He is reportedly pressing the Arabs to accept talks on the foreign minister level, rather than the ambassadorial level as they prefer. Israel, which has not formally replied to Jarring's inquiries, has nonetheless informally indicated that the foreign ministry level is satisfactory. But Israel favors Cyprus as a site whereas the Arabs prefer New York. Deadline set for murder of Brazilian United Press International MONTEVIDEO — Left-wing terrorists reportedly set a 72- hour deadline on the life of kidnaped Brazilian Consul Aloysio Dias Gomide yesterday while terrorist leaders and the Uruguayan government worked behind the scenes to win his release and that of American hostage Claude Fly. Anote signed by Tupamaros guerrillas was released in Brazil and warned that the Brazilian government must bring pressure on Uruguay to release 183 political prisoners for Dias Gomide's safety. Meanwhile, the Uruguayan government and the imprisoned Tupamaro leaders were reported trying to work out a deal for release of the two hostages. Reliable police sources said authorities were trying to work out an agreement with imprisoned leaders of the Tu- pamaros guerrilla organization and end a deadlock that already has led to the execution of American police adviser Dan Mitrione. The sources said Raul Send- ic, 44, the jailed founder of the Tupamaros, told the government the terrorists would be willing to free the two remaining hostages if the government annulled the 20-day .dictatorial powers given President Jorge Pacheco Areco to fight the guerrillas. Local newspapers, however, said the Tupamaros had complicated the original offer by making additional requests. They said some Tupamaros leaders wanted to negotiate with Brazilian authorities for release of Brazilian political prisoners. In Porto Alegre, Brazil, the newspaper Correio do Povo said an alleged Tupamaro communique was left near the newspaper building yesterday demanding the Brazilian government press Uruguay to release 183 political prisoners in Uruguay. The communique gave a 72-hour deadline beginning at 10 a.m. yesterday, warning Dias Gomide would face "justice" after that. Police were examining the note to determine its authenticity. The Uruguayan Congress voted last Monday to give Pacheco Areco the authority to revoke. all individual rights in this country of 2.5 million and push forward a massive search for the hostages and Tupamaros. More about Cong command post taken Continued from Page A-l fore the camp's security force could react and called for support from a larger unit positioned nearby. The militiamen captured the command post and found the bodies of 10 enemy soldiers, including one identified as the commander, a Lt. Col. Hieu. They also found the personal effects of three other top enemy officials in Quang Tin province. No militia casualties were reported in this raid, though at least 4 were reported killed and 11 wounded in the two-day operation. Unlike most allied operations in Vietnam, the Quang Tin raids relied on surprise rather than fire power to defeat the enemy. The militia called in no U.S. air strikes, and only about 300 of the 5,000 militiamen in the operation were lifted into their target area by helicopter. In Cambodia, military authorities reported yesterday that more than 6,000 , Vietcong and Cambodian Communists are staging military buildups just 20 miles north and south of the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. Military officers said 1,000 well-equipped Vietcong guerrillas in green uniforms were concentrating in Ou Dong, 20 miles north of PI mom Penh, into the Saang area, 20 miles southwest of the capital. They said the Vietcong were accompanied by an unknown number of Cambodian (Khmer Rouge) Communists recruited in the populous area north of Phnom Penh. In the other major action involving the militia this week, government commu- niques credited the regional and popular forces with killing 308 enemy troops in four days of fighting along the coastal strip known as the "Street Without Joy" below the demilitarized zone. The forces sweeping the populated lowland area had U.S. air support and the aid of the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division, generally regarded as the government's best regular army unit. Oilier 1st Infantry Division troops continued to encounter heavy resistance as they tried to break up fortified North Vietnamese positions around Fire Base O'Reilly in .the northern mountains between Hue and the Laos border. Field reports said 35 North Vietnamese soldiers were killed before the South Vietnamese pulled back at nightfall. South Vietnamese losses were termed light, although at least 16 were wounded in a mortar attack against a field position. Fighting involving American ground troops remained light and scattered, the I' '•. I'ljinifiitiv} tai'j Seven A/iieTJ.<:aris Kiesinger raps treaty BERLIN (AP) — Former chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger charged yesterday that the West German-Soviet non- aggression treaty had provoked unrest in the Western Alliance and could lead to withdrawals of American troops from Europe. Kiesinger, head of the opposition Christian Democrats, said there was in France "a clear insecurity and unrest over the future stance of West Germany in Europe and over a possibly too strong push to the East." In an interview in today's Berliner M o r g e n p o s t, he warned, "The chief danger can come from a growing American withdrawal from Europe." Kiesinger described t h e treaty, signed Wednesday in Moscow by Chancellor Willy Brandt and Soviet Premier Alexi Kosygin, as "not primarily a renunciation of force agreement, rather a treaty fixing the present borders of Europe." Kiesinger, who led West Germany for three years until a Brandt-led Socialist-Liberal coalition government turned him out of office last fall, promised that the Christian Democrats "will continue our opposition to the treaty, which in our opinion only fulfills years-old demands of the Soviet Union." Couple shot at Ulster checkpoint Associated Press LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland — The focus of religious violence in Ulster shifted yesterday from the street battles of Londonderry to the border with the Republic of Ireland. British troops shot a man and his wife at a border checkpont when their car crashed through three barriers. Other troops stopped the postmaster general of the Irish Republic inside the Northern Ireland border, searched his car, checked his credentials and after an hour turned him back south. The Irish minister, Joseph Brennan, called the incident, reported to have drawn requests for a protest to the The Arizona Republic Published every morning by Phoenix Newspapers, Inc. (120 East Van Burea) P.O. Box 1950 2714000 Subscript Prices Cirrltrt or Dealers in AriMaa Republic (Morn. & Sun.) 90cweek Republic (Morning) 55c wk. (Circulation mail rates appear in the Classified sec- lion of each edition^ Second class pottage paid at Aru British government in London, "a storm in a teacup." Brennan said his driver had taken a wrong turn en route home from a wedding and wound up on a road just inside the border that has been banned to border traffic by the British army. The border between the Irish Republic to the south and Northern Ireland became even more sensitive than normal after the deaths of two Northern Ireland policemen from a parked car booby trapped with a bomb. Police reported four men armed with s h o t g u n s had fired on a car driven by a policeman in the Ballysillan district of Belfast last night. The shots damaged the car but did not hurt the policemen. In London, Scotland Yard has been raiding to break up units of the Outlawed Irish Republican Army, which never has stopped fighting to switch Northern Ireland from British to Irish control. Several border roads have been banned to traffic to ease the patrol load on British loops and such roads normally are spiked to prevent IRA terrorists from making getaways across the border. The Irish postmaster general was found on such a road. Police in India arrest 5,000 as demonstrators seize land NEW DELHI (UPI) - Police arrested an estimated 5,000 persons across the country yesterday as tens of thousands of demonstrators tried to seize farms, landed estates, a golf course and a race track in a campaign to force land reform on the Indian government. The demonstrators, led by the pro-Moscow Communist Party and a coalition of socialist groups, waved Red banners, planted flags on "seized" land, chanted slogans to encourage peasants to help themselves to acreage, and symbolically plowed one piece of land. In Poona City on the Indian west coast, former Deputy Premier Morarji Desai said India is going through a period in which its people were losing their faith in the rule of law because of the government's failure to act on land reform and other problems. Not far from where he spoke, a worker for the ruling Congress Party of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was arrested along with SO workers of other panics when they tried to seize a 41-acre golf course and build huts on it. In Bombay, police arrested several hundred demonstrators who assaulted the front gates of the Mahalaxmi Race course. The demonstrators said they planned to pitch tents and set up houses for the landless on the track. g^^^^^^^^^^"jg^^H^^^^i..j 'TIL 6 P.M. 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