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01/06/1990 Bush and Gorbachev sign the Chemical Weapons Accord

At a history superpowers summit meeting in Washington, D.C., U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed a deal agreeing that each country would stop producing chemical weapons and begin destroying 80 percent of their extensive chemical weapons reserves.

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