German authorities appealed to spies in Germany to turn themselves in after announcing several more arrests of intelligence officials believed to have spied in West Germany for the East German espionage network. Among the latest arrests were Klaus Kuron and Gabriele Gast, both employees of the federal intelligence services. Later in the day, the federal prosecutor's office said that police took eight other intelligence officials into protective custody.

When East Germany became part of the Federal Republic on Oct. 3, the two West German intelligence services automatically became the agencies for all of Germany.

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