Senate Committee OKs Moscow Treaty

By Thomas Duffy / February 5, 2003 at 5:00 AM
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today approved a treaty signed last year by President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin that would cut both countries' nuclear arsenals by up to 2,200 warheads each. The committee's approval of the so-called "Moscow Treaty" is the first step toward ratification by the full Senate. The committee sent a resolution of ratification to the Senate that contains two reporting conditions that are binding on the president and six declarations that express the Senate's intent,...

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