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SALT Treaty

By: Addison, Dalton, & Addie


USA Leaders- Richard Nixon & Jimmy Carter

Leaders

USSR Leader- Leonid Brezhnev


Timeframe

● SALT I was signed in Moscow on May 26, 1972


● SALT II was signed in Vienna on June 18, 1979
Summary
● Strategic Arms Limitation Talks or SALT for
short
● SALT was a series of conferences and
corresponding treaties involving the United
States and Soviet Union
● It was attempting to restrict the amount of
nuclear weapons used in the Cold War
● There were two talks and agreements, SALT I
and SALT II
Impact

● This treaty caused there to be less tension in


the Cold War because there was less weapons
to use against each other