George H. W. Bush


What treaty did Bush sign with Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev?

Bush and Gorbachev signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, in which both countries pledged to reduce their nuclear arms. Bush called the treaty a “significant step forward in dispelling half a century of mistrust.” It was these two leaders—Bush and Gorbachev—who played a key role in the historic ending of the Cold War, a truly remarkable accomplishment between the two superpowers.


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