1997 Ukraine Special Weapons News
- House NSC Members Visit CTR Sites in Russia and Ukraine - November 6, 1997
- LUGAR MEETS WITH UKRAINE'S MILITARY CHIEF, PRAISES ARMS REDUCTIONS - Washington -- Lugar praised Ukraine for reducing its Cold War nuclear arsenal, saying, "The removal of all nuclear warheads from Ukraine last year was a milestone in the reduction of the former Soviet arsenal that had targeted the United States for many years. Last week's announcement that Ukraine has agreed to destroy a major component of its missile program takes the process of peaceful disarmament an important step further." 08 May 1997
- [EXCERPTS] DoD News Briefing May 1, 1997 -- 9 a.m. Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Minister of Defense General Colonel Oleksandr Kuzmuk of Ukraine
At a joint news briefing at the Pentagon, Cohen said that "the United States and Ukraine worked very closely together and our cooperation has helped lead to the speedy removal of Ukraine's nuclear weapons."
- [EXCERPTS] DoD News Briefing Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, ASD (PA) Thursday, May 1, 1997 - 2 p.m. The agreement they signed on the Strategic Nuclear Arms Elimination Agreement basically provides an additional $47 million earmarked to help them destroy some remaining delivery vehicles and silos. They've shipped out all the nuclear warheads.
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