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Khrushchev Interviewed by New York Times

Sept. 7, 1961 - Following are some of the main points made by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev (pictured with President Kennedy at their conference in June) in an interview today with C.L. Sulzberger, foreign affairs columnist of The New York Times:

1. Summit Meeting - Premier Khrushchev favors a second meeting with President Kennedy.

2. Germany - The Soviet Premier insists on separate peace treaties with the two Germanys and a free city status for West Berlin, with the East Germans controlling access.

3. The 100-Megaton Bomb - He will produce "several" as a means to frighten would-be aggressors.

4. War - The Soviet Union will never start a war. However, if there is one, it will be thermonuclear.


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