This Week in EUCOM History: January 1-7, 1993
In Moscow, George Bush and Boris Yeltsin sign the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).

January 3, 1993 -- The second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) is signed.

In Moscow, George Bush and Boris Yeltsin sign the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).

START II was a bilateral treaty between the United States of America and Russia on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms. It was signed by United States President George H. W. Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin on Jan. 3, 1993, banning the use of multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRVs) on intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).

This treaty limited the number and use of nuclear weapons within EUCOM’s area of responsibility.

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