Defense Minister: blockade of Baltic region was being played out as scenario

  • 2017-09-27
  • LET/ TBT Staff
The Latvian Defense Ministry is just beginning to put together its assessment on the recent Zapad military exercises being conducted by Russia and Belarus in their western regions, however, the elements applied during the exercises show that a blockade of the Baltic region was being played out as a scenario, Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens/Farmers) says. Even though the active phase of the exercises have concluded, Bergmanis points out that the activity of the Russian armed forces will not disappear. ''The exercises have concluded, but we have spoken m...
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