1987 Regan and Gorbachev sign treaty

Reagan + Gorbachev signed a treaty on December 8, 1987; eliminating two classes of weapons systems in Europe and allowing nations to make on-site inspections of the other military installations. The treaty was called, The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). An agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union. It was signed in Washington D.C. by U.S. president Ronald Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. The document was ratified by the United States on May 27, 1988, came into force on June 1 the same year. The treaty was titled, The Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republice on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles.