02 Feb '11, 8pm

Obama signs new nuclear deal with Russia: WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed ratificatio...

Obama signs new nuclear deal with Russia: WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed ratificatio...

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed ratification documents for a new START nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia, in a showpiece moment for his "reset" of ties with the Kremlin. Obama signed the documents in the Oval Office surrounded by key senators and top national security and military officials, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty slashes existing warhead ceilings by 30 percent over the next 10 years and limits each side to 700 deployed long-range missiles and heavy bombers. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the new START agreement's ratification on Friday after the Russian parliament passed the pact, which was endorsed by the US Senate last month. The deal enters into force the moment the two sides swap their respective "instruments of ratification...

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