Sanctions against Russia increasingly likely

  • 2014-03-12
  • From wire reports, VILNIUS
The Baltic States can count on the security provided by their membership in NATO and the EU, Germany said on March 11 amid East-West tensions over the crisis in Ukraine, reports AFP. "I am here to say that the Baltic States will not be left alone. This is a joint problem for NATO and the EU," German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in Tallinn, Estonia, ahead of talks in neighboring Latvia and Lithuania.As AFP reported, Russia's moves to absorb Ukraine's Crimean peninsula have rattled nerves in all three Baltic states that joined NATO and the EU to guar...
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