2. Message From President-elect Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev0

I am most appreciative of your courtesy in sending me a message of congratulations.1 The achievement of a just and lasting peace will remain a fundamental goal of this nation and a major task of its President. I am most pleased to have your good wishes at this time.2

  1. Source:American Foreign Policy: Current Documents, 1960, p. 476. No classification marking.
  2. Document 1.
  3. Printed from an unsigned copy.