Representatives of 40 countries gathered in Moscow on Thursday (11 February) to sign the treaty banning nuclear weapons from the seabed.
GV INT Delegates assemble in conference hall
MV & CU Gromyko signing treaty (2 shots)
MV Gromyko concludes signing, treaty handed to British ambassador Sir Duncan Wilson.
CU Wilson signing
MV Wilson concludes, treaty handed to US ambassador Jacob Beam
SCU Beam signing
LV Gromyko shakes hands with Wilson and Beam.
MV & CU Kosygin addressing meeting
MV Delegates listening
SCU Kosygin speaking
GV Delegates listening
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Background: Representatives of 40 countries gathered in Moscow on Thursday (11 February) to sign the treaty banning nuclear weapons from the seabed. After the signing, Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin described the treaty as a first step towards the total demilitarisation of the ocean floor.
Similar signings took place the same day in London and Washington.