In Brief - 2003-03-20

  • 2003-03-20
Latvia, Lithuania reiterate pro-U.S. stanceLithuania and Latvia on March 17 backed the U.S. stance on Iraq, saying time for a peaceful resolution of the crisis was running out. "We are for a diplomatic solution of the crisis, but if needed we shall politically support the United States using other means," Lithuanian Defense Minister Linas Linkevicius told reporters after the country's defense council met."The diplomatic means to reach the disarmament of Iraq are almost exhausted," the Latvian Foreign Ministry said, adding that Baghdad was only offering some cooperation because of the larg...
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