US, Russian nuclear disarmament pact comes into force

5th February 2011, Comments 0 comments

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov exchanged documents on Saturday formally bringing into force a landmark nuclear arms reduction pact.

"Today we exchange the instruments of ratification for a treaty that lessens the nuclear danger facing the Russian and American people, and the world," Clinton said at the ceremony at the Munich Security Conference.

© 2011 AFP

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