Nuclear and chemical disarmament issues report of a staff study mission to United States, Geneva, and Moscow, December 10-11, 1991; January 3-8, 1992; and February 11-14, 1992, to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives.

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs.
LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 .N8 1992
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Paginationiii, 20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
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ISBN 100160383757
LC Control Number92202983

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