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28 October. Ignoring the second demand Khrushchev
had formulated the day before, Kennedy gave a favourable
answer to the first and accepted the deal.

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The Americans insisted that no formal agreement be signed, but Khrushchev was satisfied. He knew that he could not actually defend Cuba and retaliate in case of a US attack, and did not wish to see action end in a nuclear war and in the obliteration of the USSR.

Soviet Deputy Premier Mikoyan' s second visit
During Soviet Deputy Premier Mikoyan' s second visit:
El Che, Raul and Fidel Castro
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