Protocol 32 gives hint to the consternation Khrushchev faced to have his plan of missiles placed in Cuba approved. It took two separate meetings and four days for the Presidium to conceded to Khrushchev's plan.
May 24, 1962
Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Presidium Protocol No. 32 (continued)
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Present: Khrushchev, Kozlov, Brezhnev, Mikoyan, Suslov, Kuusinen, Kosygin, Polyansky, Voronov, Kirilenko, Shvernik, Gromyko, Malinovsky
Endorse Cde. N. S. Khrushchev’s proposal concerning matters involving Cuba.
Adopt the plan
The Presidium decides to adopt Protocol 32.
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