Negotiation of the New START Treaty-A Presentation by Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr.
Ambassador Graham will discuss the New START treaty, which began in the Spring of 2009 following the Summit meeting between Presidents Obama and Medvedev. The new Treaty was negotiated to replace the START I treaty which was expiring by its terms on December 5th, 2009. Taking nearly a year to complete, it was signed by Presidents Obama and Medvedev in April, submitted to the Senate in June and after a highly contentious passage through the Senate was passed by the Senate on December 22nd, 2010 by a vote of 71-25.
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