Nuclear Weapons Breakthrough: Obama and Medvedev Make Fresh START

Nuclear Weapons Breakthrough: Obama and Medvedev Make Fresh START

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g20-summit.jpgThere is history being made in London this week and it has nothing to do with the G-20’s response to our economic difficulties.

Negotiations will begin immediately for a new treaty to verifiably reduce nuclear weapons held by Russia and the United States and commit “to achieving a nuclear free world,” as the START treaty is set to expire in 2009.

“We, the leaders of Russia and the United States, are ready to move beyond Cold War mentalities and chart a fresh start in relations between our two countries.”

(Read analysis in the Huffington Post)

(White House photo) 

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