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Soviets agree to remove nuclear missiles in Cuba after America pledges not to invade 50 years ago today (1962)


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(Sunday, October 28, 1962, 10:00 a.m. EST, the thirteenth and final day of the Cuban missile crisis, part of the Cold War) — Radio Moscow announced today that the Soviet Union had accepted a proposed solution to end the Cuban Missile Crisis, releasing the text of a letter from Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev affirming that the missiles will be removed in exchange for a non-invasion pledge from the United States. The U.S. also secretly agreed to remove Jupiter missiles that had been placed in Turkey near its border with the U.S.S.R. Continue reading Soviets agree to remove nuclear missiles in Cuba after America pledges not to invade 50 years ago today (1962)