Ambassadors of Baltic States ask French Le Monde paper to stop calling them "former Soviet Republics"

  • 2017-09-27
  • LETA/TBT Staff
French Le Monde newspaper, in one of its September editions, published a map as an illustration to an article where the Baltic States have been marked as "former Soviet Republics", therefore the Baltic ambassadors to France have sent a letter to the editor in chief with a request not to refer to the Baltic States in this way, the Latvian Foreign Ministry reported. The ministry explained that the three Baltic ambassadors, at the initiative of Latvia, sent a letter to Le Monde’s Editor in Chief Luc Bronne. In their letter, the Baltic ambas...
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