U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson informs UN about steps taken in meeting of Organization of Consultation in United States.
United States USA Date:1962, October 25 Duration:2 min 57 sec Sound:Yes
Ambassador Adlai Stevenson addresses United Nations Assembly about United Sates action against Cuba and Russia, during timeframe of Cuban Missile Crisis. Ambassador Stevenson hopes and prays for peace. He tells Soviet Union to end their actions against United States. He refers to the initiative of President John F Kennedy to quarantine war. He informs about the Organization of Consultation meeting, which is a part of the Organization of American States. He then talks about the resolutions in 19 paragraphs adopted by them. First is immediate dismantling of offensive metals from Cuba. Second, he refers to article 6 and 8 and all necessary measure including use of arms against any offensive attempt on U.S. Third, is to inform security council of UN under article 54 of U.S. charter about the resolution, and the same information to be given to Cuba.
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