Address given by Mikhail Gorbachev to the Council of Europe (6 July 1989)

On 6 July 1989, addressing the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Mikhail Gorbachev, First Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, outlines his idea of ‘a common European home’ and calls for a reduction in the number of strategic nuclear weapons.

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Source: Council of Europe - Parliamentary Assembly. Official Report. Fourty-first ordinary session. 8-12 May and 3-7 July. Volume I. Sittings 1 to 9. 1990. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. "Speech by Mikhail Gorbachev", p. 197-205.

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