Fifth Session of the Bilateral Consultative Commission Under the New START Treaty

Head of the U.S. delegation, Ambassador John Ordway, left, and Head of the Russian delegation, Vladimir Leontyev, right, sign a decision on the number of launches of ICBMs and SLBMs on which an exchange of telemetric information will be carried out in 2013, during the fifth session of the Bilateral Consultative Commission Under the New START Treaty in Geneva, Switzerland on February 19, 2013.
Head of the U.S. delegation, Ambassador John Ordway, left, and Head of the Russian delegation, Vladimir Leontyev, right, sign a decision on the number of launches of ICBMs and SLBMs on which an exchange of telemetric information will be carried out in 2013, during the fifth session of the Bilateral

U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson

February 19, 2013

MEDIA NOTE

The fifth session of the Bilateral Consultative Commission under the New START Treaty took place in Geneva from February 6-19.

The sides continued to discuss practical issues related to the implementation of the Treaty. In accordance with its provisions, they reached an agreed decision on the number of launches of ICBMs and SLBMs on which an exchange of telemetric information will be carried out in 2013.

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Photos of the U.S.-Russia signing ceremony

 

 

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