Latvian Baltbat troops ready for Bosnia

  • 1999-08-26
RIGA (BNS) - The Baltic battalion, Baltbat, will continue to participate in the peace-keeping mission of the stabilization forces and Oct. 20 dispatch to Bosnia the third rotation group consisting mainly of Latvian troops.The third rotation group will include 142 Latvian soldiers, said Baltbat Commander Guntis Porietis.The total number of Baltbat troops to be sent to Bosnia in October is 190. In addition to Latvians, Estonian and Lithuanian soldiers will also go to Bosnia.At present the third rotation group has been sent to Denmark for pre-mission training. Baltbat troops joined the stabil...
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