(the) Strategic Arms Reduction Talks


(the) Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
talks between the US and the USSR to reduce the number of their nuclear weapons. Reductions were made after President Reagan and the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed the ↑INF Treaty in 1987 and President Bush and Gorbachev signed the START Treaty in 1991. START 11 is an agreement made by the US and Russia to halve stocks of nuclear weapons by 2007.

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  • Strategic Arms Reduction Talks (START) — Negotiations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union aimed at reducing those countries nuclear arsenals and delivery systems. Two sets of negotiations (1982–83, 1985–91) concluded in an agreement signed by George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev that… …   Universalium

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  • Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty — George H. W. Bush und Michail Gorbatschow bei der Unterzeichnung von START I in Moskau …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Strategic Arms Limitation Talks — either of two preliminary five year agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union for the control of certain nuclear weapons, the first concluded in 1972 (SALT I) and the second drafted in 1979 (SALT II) but not ratified. * * *… …   Universalium

  • Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) — Negotiations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union aimed at curtailing the manufacture of strategic nuclear missiles. The first round of negotiations began in 1969 and resulted in a treaty regulating antiballistic missiles and freezing the number …   Universalium

  • Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty — Traité de réduction des armes stratégiques B 52 détruit suite au Traité de réduction des armes stratégiques. Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, abrégé en START, (que l on peut traduire en « Traité de réduction des armes stratégiques »)… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • arms control — 1. any plan, treaty, or agreement to limit the number, size, or type of weapons or armed forces of the participating nations. 2. the measures taken to limit the weapons systems or armed forces. * * * Limitation of the development, testing,… …   Universalium

  • Arms control — is an umbrella term for restrictions upon the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation, and usage of weapons, especially weapons of mass destruction. Arms control is typically exercised through the use of diplomacy which seeks to… …   Wikipedia


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