Baltics roll out the red carpet

  • 1998-09-03
  • By Rebecca Santana
TALLINN - Red carpets were in short supply this week in Estonia since most were being used to keep the king and queen of Norway's feet from touching the sidewalk. King Harald V and Queen Sonja arrived in Estonia this morning to begin their first weeklong visit to the Baltics. "We are very interested in getting to know how your people live in this part of the region," said Harald, in a meeting with Estonian Prime Minister Mart Siimann.The king and queen arrived on the royal yacht, Kingship Norge, on Aug. 31, and were immediately whisked away to an official welcome at Kadriorg Palace, where t...
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