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February 14, 1990 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a dramatic and surprising concession, the Soviet Union on Tuesday accepted the U.S.-proposed ceiling for troop levels in Europe less than a week after it had indicated opposition to the numbers. The Soviet change of heart means that a treaty on conventional forces in Europe would allow the United States to keep 30,000 more troops there than the Soviet Union would have based in Warsaw Pact countries.
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February 14, 1990 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a dramatic and surprising concession, the Soviet Union on Tuesday accepted the U.S.-proposed ceiling for troop levels in Europe less than a week after it had indicated opposition to the numbers. The Soviet change of heart means that a treaty on conventional forces in Europe would allow the United States to keep 30,000 more troops there than the Soviet Union would have based in Warsaw Pact countries.
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