In Brief - 2003-02-27

  • 2003-02-27
Kallas: Lay off U.S.In a speech to mark Estonian Independence Day Feb. 24, Prime Minister Siim Kallas said too many of his countrymen were lining up to criticize the United States and, that not taking a stand against Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein would show that Estonia had learned nothing from its history.Estonia, he said, lost the independence it declared on Feb. 24, 1918, because it remained neutral as the Nazis and Soviets carved up Europe between them. The Soviets annexed Estonia after World War II and did not leave until 1991."If we want our grandchildren to live in a happy and free E...
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