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Cryptonym: DMPETAL

Definition:
Unknown identity. The Mexican secretary of the Yugoslav Ambassador in Mexico City. From 1964 DMPETAL was used as an informant for the CIA there.
Status:
Unknown
Sources:

104-10528-10348: CABLE: SUGGESTED RETURN OF YUGOSLAV AMBASSADOR TO CUBA FOR CONSULTATIONS

October 1963: Gustav Vlahov was the Yugoslav Ambassador to Mexico in 1963.

104-10101-10047: CABLE: HQS INFO SUBJ REFS.

11/19/63, Cable from Director to Mexico City: Slugline NYXIS DMLET: REFS: MEXI 6879 (IN 60157)* MEXI 6880 (IN 60165) "No HQs info Subj refs who assigned 201-738456. Priority POA requested. Will advise when granted. C/S Comment: *Requested traces on (REDACTION)."

104-10414-10436: CABLE RE: RUSSIAN LANG PORTION OF LIENVOY COVERAGE THRU 22 NOV

11/22/63: At 1445 hours on 22 November, the Yugoslav ambassador to Mexico, Gustav Vlahov telephoned and insisted on speaking to Soviet Ambassador to Mexico Bazarov. In a conversation concerning news of President Kennedy's assassination, "Vlahov says, 'I knew that he was wounded even before the Americans.' Both then laughed. Merely by accident."

104-10218-10076: CIA FILE ON LICOOKY-1.

06/03/65, Cable from Mexico City: Slugline NYXIS DMLET: "1. LIENVOY 28 reports Miric and family plan depart PCS for Belgrade 10 July. Will fly from Mexico Air France to New York, spend several days there, one day in Washington. Purpose stay United States not clear, but claims have friends New York. 2. According DMPETAL Miric looking forward to return home, particularly because of shooting reported MEXI 3466...(IN 71106). 3. Have instructed LICOOKY try obtain up to date assessment Miric, will advise results. 4. Do addees have any pertinent ops info re Eingeland? *PETAME/1 suggests Miric may be approachable."

104-10414-10124: MEXICO CITY STATION HISTORY

11/16/78, Anne Goodpasture Mexico City Station History: Page 147: ...."From 1964, DMPETAL, the Mexican secretary of the Yugoslav Ambassador, was used as an informant by the station..."

104-10414-10124: MEXICO CITY STATION HISTORY

11/16/78, Anne Goodpasture Mexico City Station History: Page 532: ..."121. Source DMPETAL, File No. 201-738456..."

Contributors:
Gavin McDonald • Bill Simpich

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