U Thant makes a statement to the press, Mikoyan arrives in New York en route to Cuba.
Washington, United States of America USA.
American commentary, transcript on file.
GV. White House at night. VS. Through windows of White House as press conference is in session. VS. In room in White House, press secretary Pierre Salinger speaks to press men on the resumption of the Cuban blockade. VS. U.N. Secretary General, U Thant arriving at New York airport after visiting Cuba. MS. U Thant speaks in airport lounge (closely surrounded by press taking notes) on his Cuban visit and says "During my visit to Havana I was told that the dismantling of rocket bases would start to take place on Friday, that they would then be put onto ships and returned to the Soviet Union". MLS. Aeroflot T.U. 114 (Soviet aeroplane) taxiing in at New York. VS. Mr. Anastas Mikoyan arriving at New York airport en route to Cuba.