English Only – Conversation Between Kennedy and Sukarno on West Papua Issue (former West New Guinea)

KN-C18794. President John F. Kennedy Meets with Ahmed Sukarno, President of Indonesia - White House Photographs/jfklibrary.org

KN-C18794. President John F. Kennedy Meets with Ahmed Sukarno, President of Indonesia – White House Photographs/jfklibrary.org

Washington, April 24, 1961, 10:15 a.m.

Foreign Relations of the United States, Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961–1963
Volume XXIII, Southeast Asia, Document 172

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.98/4–2461. Secret. Drafted by Jones and approved in S on June 6. The meeting was held at the White House. According to the President’s Appointment Book, Sukarno arrived at the White House at 10:25 a.m. and the meeting lasted from 10:28 a.m. to noon. (Kennedy Library)

PARTICIPANTS
Americans
President John F. Kennedy
Secretary of State Dean Rusk
Ambassador Howard P. Jones
Deputy Assistant Secretary John M. Steeves
Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Walt W. Rostow
Indonesians
President Sukarno
Deputy First Minister Leimena
Foreign Minister Subandrio
Ambassador Zain

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