Eastern Europe supports Bush but stays out of war

  • 2003-04-10
  • Jean-Luc Testault
AFP PRAGUEBefore the Iraq war began, Eastern European leaders' outspoken support for U.S. policy made headlines, but the former communist countries are barely involved in the military push to topple Saddam Hussein.Eleven countries from the region feature on Washington's list of allies "in the coalition for the immediate disarmament of Iraq," as opposed to only six from the European Union.They are Albania, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia.U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell has conceded that these states do not bring ...
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