Agreement Cuban Missile Crisis

On October 23 at 11:24 a.m. EDT, a cable written by George Wildman Ball told them to the U.S. ambassador to Turkey and NATO that they were considering making an offer to withdraw missiles from Italy and Turkey, known by the U.S. as nearly obsolete, in exchange for the Soviet withdrawal from Cuba. Turkish officials responded that they would «deeply deny» any trade in the presence of US missiles in their country. [76] Two days later, on the morning of October 25, American journalist Walter Lippmann proposed the same thing in his syndicated column. Castro reaffirmed Cuba`s right to self-defense and said all its weapons were on the defensive and that Cuba would not allow any inspections. [4] In response to the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and the presence of US Jupiter missiles in Italy and Turkey, Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev accepted Cuba`s request to place nuclear missiles on the island to deter a future invasion. An agreement was reached at a secret meeting between Khrushchev and Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro in July 1962, and construction of a series of missile launch facilities began later this summer. As part of the deal, Cuban President Fidel Castro, upset that he was not consulted on the deal, ordered all Americans at the U.S. base at Guantanamo, which has been used by the U.S. military for 60 years.

The Popular American media, especially television, have often used the events of the Missile Crisis and forms that are both fictional and documentary. The Anadyr River flows into Lake Bering, and Anadyr is also the capital of the Chukotsky District and a bomber base in the Far Eastern region. All measures should hide the programme from public audiences, both internal and external. [20] Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev agreed to dismantle all Russian missiles deployed in Cuba and send them back to the Soviet Union. Emissaries sent by both Kennedy and Khrushchev agreed to meet on Saturday evening, October 27 at the Yenching Palace Chinese restaurant in the Cleveland Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. [108] Kennedy offered to accept Khrushchev`s offer to exchange the missiles. Unknown to most EXCOMM members, but with the support of his brother, the president, Robert Kennedy had met with Soviet Ambassador Dobrynin in Washington to find out if the intentions were real. [109] EXCOMM generally opposed the proposal because it undermined NATO`s authority and the Turkish government had repeatedly stated that it opposed such trade. Informed of the situation on October 16, President Kennedy immediately convened a group of advisers and officials known as the Executive Committee or ExComm. For almost the next two weeks, the president and his team battled with a diplomatic crisis of epic proportions, just like their colleagues in the Soviet Union.

Although the events at sea were a positive sign that a war could be avoided, they did nothing to address the missile problem in Cuba. The tense standoff between the superpowers continued throughout the week, and on October 27, a U.S. reconnaissance plane was shot down over Cuba and an American one.

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