Latvia and NATO
- VILNIUS STATEMENT --Albania, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia -- Conference ''NATO'S Role in the Changing Security Environment in Europe" Vilnius, Lithuania 18-19 May, 2000 -- We call upon the member states at the next NATO Summit in 2002 to invite our democracies to join NATO.
- STATEMENT BY THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES Conference ''NATO'S Role in the Changing Security Environment in Europe" Vilnius, Lithuania 18-19 May, 2000 - I welcome the statement adopted in Vilnius today by the governments of Albania, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. I also take special note of the aspirations articulated by these nations to join NATO and the European Union and encourage them to stay the course.
- NATO / BALTICS Voice of America 26 October 1999 -- NATO has asked the nine countries applying for membership to submit plans describing their willingness and ability to become members of the alliance. Estonia and Latvia were the first of the candidates to deliver their membership action plans.
- TEXT: JOINT STATEMENT BY ALBRIGHT AND BALTIC PRESIDENTS 22 April 1999 -- Secretary of State Madeleine Albright issued a statement
April 22 together with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in which the Baltic leaders stated their readiness to assume the responsibilities and obligations of NATO membership, as well as their governments' intentions to increase expenditures for defense modernization.
- TEXT: U.S.-LATVIA AGREEMENT ON MILITARY INFORMATION SECURITY US Information Agency 16 January 1998
- FACT SHEET: BALTIC AMERICAN PARTNERSHIP FUND US Information Agency 16 January 1998 (BAPF is a publicly and privately funded 10-year endowment)
- FACT SHEET: U.S.-BALTIC RELATIONS US Information Agency 16 January 1998 (Fact sheet issued by White House January 16)
- TEXT: WHITE HOUSE SUMMARY ON U.S.-BALTIC PARTNERSHIP CHARTER US Information Agency 16 January 1998
- PRESIDENTS OF ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA HOLD BRIEFING JAN. 15 US Information Agency 15 January 1998 (Discuss U.S.-Baltic Partnership Charter)
- Poland, Latvia and NATO April 24, 1997 LATVIAN TELEGRAPH AGENCY The EU and NATO enlargement process cannot stop after Poland's admittance to these organizations, stated Polish President Alexander Kwasniewski ... "Latvia's admittance to EU and NATO will support the European security. Our countries have a similar historical experience," stated Kwasniewski.
- LATVIA'S AND FRANCE'S PRESIDENTS MEET CURRENT LATVIA Information Bulletin April 14 - 21, 1997 No. 16/97 (198) " ... the President of Latvia emphasized both the political and military aspects of security. ... From the geopolitical standpoint Latvia's defence is possible only in the NATO context. The answer in practice will probably be gradual, stepwise joining the NATO structures.... President Ulmanis stressed that the process of NATO enlargement must not be interrupted. The door to NATO must remain open and the principle of such openness must be realized in practice."
- Comments of the Press Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia A. Pildegovics on the statements made by the President of the Russian Federation B. Yeltzin in Helsinki on 22.03.97. March 24, 1997
- The Priorities of Latvia's Foreign Policy Valdis Birkavs Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of Latvia - Lecture at the University of London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), - March 10, 1997
- Intervation by Minister of Foreign Affairs Valdis Birkavs NACC/PFP Ministerial Meeting in Brussels, December 11, 1996.
- "NATO and the Baltic States: Quo Vadis?" Address by Minister of Foreign Affairs Valdis Birkavs at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Latvian Institute of International Affairs III International Conference, December 7, 1996.
- "A Time for Latvia - A Time for Europe?" Address by H E Guntis Ulmanis, the President of Latvia Chatham House November 12, 1996
- Security of Latvia: Historical Parallels and Current And Future Challenges Latvian Foreign Minister Dr. Valdis Birkavs XIIIth NATO Workshop On Political-Military Decision Making Warsaw, Poland 19-23 June 1996
- "The Role of Latvia and the Baltic States in the Future European Architecture. The Baltics - a Strategic Area in Europe" Address by President Guntis Ulmanis at the International Research Institute in Geneva, April 17, 1996.
- Latvian Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister
Dr. Valdis Birkavs Cooperation in the Northern Region and the
Baltics XIIth NATO Workshop On Political-Military Decision Making Dresden, Germany 18-22 June 1995
- Prime Minister Dr. Valdis Birkavs
Partnership for Peace in the Baltic Region
Building A New NATO: The Search for Peace and Security In an Unsettled World XIth NATO Workshop On Political-Military Decision Making -- Os, Norway 15-19 June 1994
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