Official says Walesa may get role in Polish unions

Interned Solidarity leader Lech Walesa may have a role to play in Polish trade unions after he is released, Poland's Deputy Prime Minister Mieczyslaw Rakowski was quoted as saying.

In an interview with the leftwing news magazine Konkret, Mr. Rakowski said the Polish government wants to end ''the situation which is making a martyr of him (Walesa),'' but the Polish official would not say when Mr. Walesa would be freed. He added that there is no prospect of an early end to martial law.

Meanwhile, Warsaw kept up its attack on Western radio stations beaming Polish-language services into Poland, saying 40 percent of the output of the American, British, West German, and French stations was explicitly subversive and the rest played an important role in plans to destabilize the country.

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