Mentioning that "on both sides there are calls to cancel the Agreement" about the INF Treaty, Gorbachev appeals to the presidents of Russia and USA.
"I call on Russia and the United States to prepare for and conduct a full-scale summit around a number of issues," he writes, recommending this summit "to focus on reducing nuclear arms and strengthening strategic stability". Gorbachev emphasizes that if the control system of nuclear weapons will collapse, the consequences will be disastrous.
"I am sure that the preparation of the joint statement of the presidents of the two countries ' commitment to the INF Treaty, is a realistic goal. At the same time it would be possible to resolve technical issues