Central American diplomats have agreed to a plan for dismantling the Nicaraguan Contra rebels under United Nations supervision, although no date has been set to begin the process, The New York Times reported Thursday.

The plan calls for a special international committee over a three-month period to oversee the disarmament and relocation of 10,000 Contras now living in Honduras, the Times said, quoting an unnamed diplomat familiar with the agreement.The pact was worked out during a series of intense meetings by representatives of Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala and Costa Rica. The agreement fulfills the terms of a recent regional peace plan.

The regional peace plan called for the Contras to disband in exchange for a promise by the Sandinista government to hold free elections in Nicaragua.