March 26, 2010

Statement by Sen. Lugar on START

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Dick Lugar made the following statement on today’s announcement of a new START Treaty:

“I commend the U.S. and Russian delegations for months of dedicated effort. I look forward to the President's submission of the new treaty, its protocols, annexes and all associated documents to the Senate for advice and consent to ratification. I also look forward to working with Chairman Kerry to begin scheduling hearings and briefings for the Foreign Relations Committee so that we can work quickly to achieve ratification of the new treaty.”

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U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Dick Lugar made the following statement on today’s announcement of a new START Treaty:

“I commend the U.S. and Russian delegations for months of dedicated effort. I look forward to the President's submission of the new treaty, its protocols, annexes and all associated documents to the Senate for advice and consent to ratification. I also look forward to working with Chairman Kerry to begin scheduling hearings and b