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Kirk on START treaty: "I think this agreement is ill advised"

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WASHINGTON--Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) just signaled his opposition to the START nuclear treaty with Russia, being debated on the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon. Kirk earlier voted against advancing the bill to a final vote.

Kirk, in a floor speech said he had concerns about "ending full time compliance," the compliance inspection plans with Russia and that Russia provides to Iran fuel for a nuclear reactor.

"I think this agreement is ill advised," Kirk said.

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