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Saturday, July 12, 1975


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Saturday, July 12, 1975 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Three


House-panel votes to
send arms to Turkey
WASHINGTON (A)- The sale is the fact that U.S.-Turkey rattle the bases, the price goes
ouse International Relations negotiations begin next week on op. We're going to violate U.,
onmittee voted yesterday to U.S. installations in Turkey, in- law because of the threat of
tlow the limited resumption of cluding surveillance posts that base closings.
S. arms shipments to Turkey. . watch Soviet activities. Sisco replied that thme admin
The bill, approved 16 to 11 by Sisco also testified that he istrarrr ssas not proposing vio-
e committee ould permit the could not guarantee that the latiro of the law against per-
lease of ;185 millirm worth of arms sale would prompt Turkey mitting foreign use ) a U.S. wea-
eapons Turkey had contracted to negotiate reduction of its oc pons for invasion or occupation
r by Feb. 5, when Congress cupation forces on Cyprus but but rather was asking Congress
nposed an embargo against all said it would create the climate to modify the law to bring sta-
'rs shipments to Turkey. for such negotiations. bility in the Mediterranean.
THE BILL also would allow If the impasse between Greece
REP. Benjamin S. Rosenthal and Turkey over Cyprus is not
io addmtioat 'reapons sales (D-N.Y.) another aid opponent. broken, "instability in the east-
i said the concession would show ern Mediterranean will in-
Athorized by President Ford to ote- onre htwe
lster Turkeys role in NATO r eyour crease;' he said.

But any of the armaments
sld on credit could not be de-
livered until Congres acts on
separate foreign aid legislation
later this year, the committee
The limit was imposed to give
Congress an opportunity to see
whether the limited arms deliv-
eries spur negotiations on with-
drawal of Turkish forces from
Cyprus before deciding whether
to allow full-scale resumption of
such sales.
SPEAKER Carl Albert said
the measure accepted by Presi-
dent Ford and supported by
most House leaders will be put
to a full House vote week after
But opponents, includng Rep.
John Brademas (D-Ind.) con-
tended yesterday that partial
lifting of Congress' penalty for
Turkey's Cyprus invasion would
signal other countries that they
can get away with using U.S.
arms as they wish.
"We would be telling any
country buying arms from us
that no holds are barred, that
the arms can be used to attack
their neighbors or any other
country," Brademas told the
HE ALSO contended the arms
sale "is tantamount to black-
mail" to prevent Turkey from
closing U.S. military bases.
Undersecretary of State Jo-
seph Sisco agreed under com-
mittee questioning that the "im-
mediate pressure" for the arms

Rath"n iitieef
on- troop withdValuvals

BONN, West Germany (/P) -
U.S. Secretary of State Henry
Kissinger flew here yesterday
for talks with Israeli Prime
Minister Yitzhak Rabin and
West German leaders amid
dampened hopes for a weekend
break-through on a Sinai troop
Landing at the rainswept Co-
logne-Bonn military airport, Kis-
singer told newsmen, "I will
bring the Israeli prime minister
certain clarifications which he
has requested."
JUST HOURS before Kissin-
ger's arrival, Rabin warned
against expecting a quick ac-
cord and said he was not under
"magic deadline" pressure to
agree to an Israeli-Egyptian in-
terim agreement this weekend."
Kissinger immediately went
into a meeting with Bonn For-
eign Minister Hans-Dietrich
Genscher and planned to attend
an evening garden party given
by Chancellor Helmut Schmidt
before going into a two-hour
session with Rabin today.
Earlier, Kissinger wound up
11 hours of talks in Geneva with
Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei
Gromyko, who hinted that Mos-

cow may be ready to agree to
on-site inspection of its nuclear
testing. The United States has
long pressed for such inspec-
A JOINT statement said the
Gromyko-Kissinger talks were-
held in a "friendly atmosphere"
and that "both sides believe that
the exchange of views was con-
structive and useful from the
standpoint of further developing
U.S-Soviet relations."
Kissinger spoke of progress
and "narrowing of differences"
in the strategic arms discussions
but said they would have to
Year-long, U.S.-mediated ef-
forts to seal a Sinai accord are
"a process of negotiations. We
are in the middle," Rabin told
a news conference. About the
likely outcome today, he said:
"I expect many outcomes."
With Washington exerting
pressure for an Israeli-Egyptian
settlement soon;Kissinger hopes
to reassure Rabin on several
key issues the Israeli cabinet
wants clarified before making a
final decision. The cabinet
meets in Jerusalem Sunday.

Suspect held
A police detective holds a suspect in a bank robbery in down-
town Ypsilanti yesterday afternoon which resulted in the death
of a city patrolman, Douglas Downing. One of the robbers was
shot at the bank, two were captured and one is still at large.

Ford calls economic recovery
first priority for administration

CHICAGO (41) - President Ford declared last
night his administration's first order of business
is full economic recovery but warned against a
free-spending "quick fix" that would rekindle
He said improvements in output, employment
and other indicators mean "we are on the road
to economic recovery." But he said "all neces-
sary steps to make sure this recovery continues"
must be accompanied by caution and restraint.
"I WILL not spend the American people into
more headaches and heartaches for a hollow vic-
tory - a short-term period of economic resurg-
ence that might last a year or, two," Ford said
in a speech prepared for a Midwest business.
group in Chicago.
Just three days after he formally declared his
1976 presidential candidacy, Ford began a three-
day, two-state, campaign-style swing that White
House officials said was a non-political trip, paid
for by the government.
Before coming to Chicago, Fold's schedule fea-
tured a ride in a parade commemorating the 49th
National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Mich.
ON SATURDAY, he holds a news conference -
to be locally brqadcast - in Chicago, meets with
local Republican leaders and speaks at Chicago
State University,
Ford's audience in Chicago was the Mid-Amer-
ican Committee for International Business and

Government Cooperation. His theme once more
was the need for fiscal restraint while spurring
economic recovery and the danger of overspend-
ing by the Democratic-controlled Congress.
He said that moderation and restraint were
the key words in his economic philosophy, declar-
ing "they don't blow your mind. But neither will
they blow the salary and savings you have worked
for hard all your life."
"THIS IS a delicate time, calling for carefully
considered, deliberate decisions, for cautiously
constructed long-range planning," Ford said. "If
we are to have sustained growth, we must grow
without inflation.
"And if we are to avoid new, perhaps worse
inflation than before, then our recovery policies
must be based on fiscal restraint."
"We must not permit government pump-prim-
ing to break the economic dikes," he said. "False
hopes must not be paraded before the American
people - the promise of a quick fix - leaving
them with empty illusions."
THE PRESIDENT pledged to continue to steer
what he called "a firm and steady course in
economic policy" by vetoing what he considered
unnecessary spending voted by Congress. .
"Congress has been playing with fire - at-
tempting to add huge amounts of spending that
will rekindle inflation - and the veto is the
President's constitutional means to put out the

Peron drops m ister
from Argentine cabinet
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP - President Isabel Peron
gave in to pressure from within and outside her government
yesterday fnd dropped Jose Lopez Rega from the cabinet.
:ie was considered the most powerful man in crisis-ridden
The president accepted 58-year-old Lopez Rega's resig-
nation as social welfare minister and presidential secretary,
but no mention was made of his position as personal secre-
tary to Peron. That post, which he also held under her late
husband and predecessor, was regarded as the important
source of his behind-the-scenes power.
FOR WEEKS military chiefs, Peronist labor and party
leaders and wide segments of the public have insisted on
Lopez Rega's ouster from the government, including his
s private secretary's job.
An official announcement said Peron accepted Lopez
Rega's resignation from the cabinet "because of his insistent
v requests" and that she thanked him for "very important and
patriotic services."
In his resignation Lopez Rega asked that it be accepted
to secure the pacification of the disturbed spirits."
FEELING against Lopez Rega had been so strong that
play was nearly suspended at a football game Sunday be-
cause fans would not stop chanting a slogan against him.
One legislator challenged him to a duel and opponents
accused him of links with a right-wing death squad and with
mishandling public funds.

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