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Joint Statement Following the First Discussions With Chairman Khrushchev.

September 15, 1959

PRESIDENT Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, Nikita S. Khrushchev, met for nearly two hours this afternoon. They were accompanied by the Vice President, the Foreign Ministers and other advisers. The President and the Chairman reviewed the relationship between the two countries and exchanged views in general terms on international problems. They agreed on the general line of their further discussions, which will take place on all these subjects following the Chairman's return from his visit throughout the country. They plan to meet for this purpose at Camp David from Friday evening, September 25th, until noon on September 27th.

The atmosphere of the talk was friendly and frank with agreement that the discussions should continue in this spirit to seek ways to achieve a better understanding.

The following were present:

The President Nikita S. Khrushchev, Chairman of the Council of

The Vice President Ministers of the USSR

The Secretary of State Andrei Gromyko, Minister of Foreign Affairs of

The United States Ambassador the USSR

to the USSR The USSR Ambassador to the United States,

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Mikhail Menshikov

Foy Kohler, Deputy Assistant A. Soldatov, Chief, American Department of the

Secretary of State Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Joint Statement Following the First Discussions With Chairman Khrushchev. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/234209

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