Closing Plenary of the New START Negotations, April 9. 2010
Closing Plenary of the New Start Negotiations
U.S. and Russian New START Delegations held their closing plenary on April 9, 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland, where many of the negotiations on the new arms control treaty took place over the course of the past 11 months.
Heads of delegation, Rose Gottemoeller, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Verification, Compliance, and Implementation, and Ambassador Anatoly Antonov, Director of the Department of Security and Disarmament Affairs, Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation, returned to Geneva after attending the April 8 signing ceremony in Prague, to chair the final plenary.
The closing plenary took place at the Permanent Mission of the United States to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, where many of the earlier negotiating sessions were also held.
U.S. Mission Photo: Eric Bridiers