Baltics back NATO, anxious about Russia

  • 1999-04-01
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Shortly after NATO launched air strikes against military targets in Yugoslavia, all three Baltic countries officially expressed support for the action.But what the burgeoning war in the Balkans will mean for Baltic security - and longed-for membership in the NATO alliance - is on the minds of many.The Lithuanian and Latvian Foreign ministries expressed support March 24, the day bombings began in Serbia and Kosovo. Estonia's Foreign Ministry came out in support one day later."Every effort was made to extricate Europe from a war. Avenues to peace were offered and refused. The credib...
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