The United States and Russia have agreed to a new Strategic Arms Reductions Treaty that will significantly reduce their respective strategic nuclear arsenals, announced President Obama from the White House, March 26, 2010. Under the terms of the new agreement, which the parliaments of each nation still has to ratify, each side would be limited to no more than 1,550 deployed nuclear warheads and no more than 800 combined ICBMs, submarine-launched ballistic missiles, and nuclear-capable bombers. Here, Obama discusses the new START treaty during a phone call from the Oval Office with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, March 26, 2010.
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