Posts tagged as Baltic Presidents

Baltic presidents call for ‘common European history’ to counter Russia’s ‘revisionism’

Thursday, May 7, 2020

The presidents of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Thursday condemned Russia’s attempts to falsify history by playing down Moscow’s role in “unleashing” the Second World War and Soviet crimes in occupied Baltic countries. On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2, the leaders of the Baltic countries issued a joint statement warning that distorting history posed a threat to the rules-based global order. “The distortion of…

Baltic Presidents consult each other on COVID-19 response

Monday, March 16, 2020

Latvia’s President Egils Levits contacted Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda to discuss the current situation in the Baltic States concerning precautionary measures to limit the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the presidential press service reported March 16. “Presidents of all three Baltic countries agreed to facilitate the setting up of a land corridor between Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to help passengers who have been cleared to use land transport to…

Baltic Presidents help out at Latvian charity marathon (Video)

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Latvian President Egils Levits played host to his counterparts from Estonia and Lithuania at Rīga Castle December 17. President Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia and Gitanas Nauseda of Lithuania held round-table discussions following up on the recent NATO summit meeting in London, then wandered across to lend their support to the Dod Pieci charity marathon.   Happy to meet my #Baltic colleagues, Mrs Kersti Kaljulaid and Mr Gitanas Nausėda, in the…