Reykjavík Summit

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Reagan and Gorbachev in Höfði

The Reykjavík Summit wis a meeting between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev.

It wis held in Höfði in Reykjavík, the capital city o Iceland, on October 11–12, 1986. This was during the Cauld War. The talks focused on peace between the Unitit States and the Soviet Union. The talks failed near the end o the meeting. However, the progress that had been made eventually led to the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between the two countries.

Coordinates: 64°08′47″N 21°54′24″W / 64.14639°N 21.90667°W / 64.14639; -21.90667