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NATO Fighter Jets Not Leaving Baltics Yet

Posted February 8th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO fighter jets will continue to patrol the skies over Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia until 2018. A NATO official and officials from the Baltic nations announced the deal Wednesday. The three countries joined the NATO alliance and the European Union in 2004, but lack the resources to patrol their own airspace. NATO warplanes from various […]

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NATO Fighter Jets Not Leaving Baltics Yet

Posted February 8th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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NATO fighter jets will continue to patrol the skies over Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia until 2018. A NATO official and officials from the Baltic nations announced the deal Wednesday. The three countries joined the NATO alliance and the European Union in 2004 but lack the resources to patrol their own airspace. NATO warplanes from various […]

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Estonian President Meets With Dalai Lama

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves has expressed support for the preservation of Tibet’s culture at a meeting with visiting Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. President Ilves had an unofficial meeting with the Nobel laureate Wednesday in Estonia’s capital Tallinn, despite China’s protest. The meeting took place at the International Center for Defense Studies where […]

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