See under Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
noun, (used with a plural verb)
either of two preliminary five-year agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union for the control of certain nuclear weapons, the first concluded in 1972 (SALT I) and the second drafted in 1979 (SALT II) but not ratified.
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT)
Negotia- tions started in Helsinki, Finland, in 1969 between the United States and the Soviet Union to limit the countries’ stock of nuclear weapons. The treaties resulting from these negotiations are called SALT I and SALT II. These treaties have led to START (Strategic Arms Reduction Talks). START I (a 1991 agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union) and START II (a 1993 agreement between the United States and Russia) placed specific caps on each side’s stock of nuclear weapons.
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