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June 1 Marks Historic Start of Chemical Weapons Reduction

June 1 marks the anniversary of a historic meeting more than a quarter century ago between the leaders of the United States and what was then the Soviet Union that resulted in an agreement to end the production of chemical weapons. Three years later, more than 150 nations signed on to a comprehensive treaty banning chemical weapons - but despite those efforts they remain a threat today. At a summit meeting in 1990 in Washington, D.C., then-U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Soviet leader...

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