U.S. and Russia Agree to Slash Nuclear Arsenals

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Barack Obama et Dmitri Medvedev se sont mis d’accord pour réduire de 30 % leur stock d’ogives nucléaires. © AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD

The ultimate environmental threat – that of nuclear war – was reduced today. The presidents of the United States and Russia have agreed on the terms of a new nuclear disarmament treaty that cuts each side’s arsenal of warheads by 30 percent to the lowest levels in more than 50 years.

Environment News Service

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