Find yourself lying awake last night wondering about the status of the “New START” treaty talks? Ask and you shall receive:
Russia set to hold 4-5 rounds of arms talks with U.S. by December
MOSCOW, September 8 (RIA Novosti) – Russia hopes to hold before December at least five rounds of talks with the United States on a new arms reduction deal to replace the existing START-1 treaty, the Russian foreign minister said Tuesday.
Medvedev, Obama to meet in New York on Sept. 23
MOSCOW, September 8 (RIA Novosti) – The U.S. and Russian presidents will meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to discuss progress towards a new bilateral arms control treaty, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday.
U.S. sees progress on nuclear arms deal with Russia
GENEVA, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The United States and Russia have made progress towards a deal to cut their huge arsenals of nuclear weapons and will hold another round of negotiations in Geneva from Sept. 21, a U.S. spokesman said on Friday.
Numbers stall nuclear reduction talks
Sept 1 (Russia Today) – US-Russian talks on a new strategic arms limitation treaty are losing pace. The parties are arguing over the limits of deployed missiles and the way nuclear warheads are to be accounted for.
Head over to the mothership for a complete START timeline.
P.S. It appears that the START follow-on treaty now has an official name: the “New START” treaty. Both Ellen Tauscher and Rose Gottemoeller have referred to the “New START” treaty in recent speeches, and Arms Control Today reports that “New START” is the State Department’s preferred moniker.
So what do NoH readers think? Do you like “New START”? Hate it? Have at it in the comments section.