At the end of their talks in Washington April 13, President Kennedy told West German Chancellor, Dr.
At the end of their talks in Washington April 13, President Kennedy told West German Chancellor, Dr. Adenauer, that Western efforts to reach a disarmament agreement with the Soviet Union would not involve any weakening of the Atlantic Alliance.
Standing outside the White House, the President read a joint communique to reporters:
The communique also pledged German and American backing for the aims of the Development Assistance Group which met in London two weeks ago. Both leaders agreed to give continuing attention to the American balance-of-payments problem.
Thanking Mr. Kennedy for his hospitality, Dr. Adenauer said (German SOF) that he had sensed the warm atmosphere during his stay. He said that each time he came he felt closer links with the country and its Government.