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Henry Kissiner's commission on Central America concluded a whirlwind tour of the region with a cool reception from Nicaragua which accused the United States of waging open war against it.
Nicaraguan junta leader Daniel Ortega Saavedra blamed the CIA for rebel attacks on Nicaraguan fuel installations which have helped plunge Nicaragua into an economic crisis. The New York Times, meanwhile, reported that Reagan administration officials had said the CIA recommended and helped plan rebel attacks against the oil installations and other industrial targets in Nicaragua.