Latvia aware of Russian military drills on border

  • 2016-02-15
Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis has confirmed that the Russian military exercise in the Pskov Oblast near Russia's borders with Latvia and Estonia is a scheduled exercise and Russia had notified Latvia about the drills. "Latvia is monitoring Russia’s military activities near our national borders,” Bergmanis’ press secretary told LETA. “The exercise in question which was launched today was planned in advance, and Latvia was notified about it.” The Latvian defence minister noted that offensive capacity wa...
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