They were signing the (take a deep breath) Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles. The easier-to-remember “INF Treaty” was ratified by the U.S. Senate on 27 May 1988, and came into force on 1 June 1988. By May 1991, 2,692 nuclear missiles were removed, making the world a much safer place.
This is #2 of 3 Reagan quotes this week.
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