Explain about NEW START treaty and its key features. Discuss its significance

Structure of answer:

  • Introduction (Say about treaty).
  • Back ground (Why it’s started now? And who are the partners?).
  • Benefits of this treaty.
  • Significance.
  • Conclusion.

Key points:

  • The treaty was signed by US President Barack Obama and Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev
    in Prague in 2010.
  • New START replaced the 1991 START I treaty, which expired December 2009, and superseded the
    2002 Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty (SORT), which terminated when New START entered
    into force.
  • Both Russia and the United States announced that they met New START limitations by Feb. 5,
  • New START expires in 2021.
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