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President Ford with Leonid Brezhnev

November 23, 1974
Source: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library

In November 1974, President Gerald Ford, left, met with Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev in Vladivostok.  At the summit, the leaders signed the Vladivostok Accords, which promoted a follow-up to the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty.  The new treaty was unsuccessful, however, as the nations disagreed over limits on American cruise missiles and Soviet bombers. 

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