Officials Mark End of INF Treaty Inspections
Officials representing the United States, Russia, and three other former Soviet republics gathered in Moscow on May 21 to commemorate the end of inspections under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Inspections under the U.S.-Soviet-negotiated agreement are due to wrap up May 31, exactly 13 years after the landmark treaty entered into force.
The INF Treaty signed in December 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, prohibits the development, production, and deployment of all ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with ranges between 500 and 5,500 kilometers. In order to enforce the agreement's stringent provisions, …
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Publication information: Article title: Officials Mark End of INF Treaty Inspections. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 31. Issue: 5 Publication date: June 2001. Page number: 27. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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