Ruutel supports Estonia's participation in Iraq

  • 2006-09-07
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - President Arnold Ruutel emphasized the importance of Estonia's role in the Iraq mission, saying that the nation's soldiers have helped maintain stability in Iraq. If Estonia and other peace-keeping allies gave up on this goal, a civil war could break out and spread into Iraq's neighboring countries, Ruutel said in an interview with the daily Eesti Paevaleht. "It is important for Estonia to take part in the mission, because the more security there is in the world, the more security we will have here in Estonia," Ruutel said. "I hope Parliament will make a balanced, rather than ...
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