Estonia 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.
- Text: Estonia Steps Up Efforts for NATO Membership 08 March 2000 -- A few years ago "discussion of NATO membership for the Baltic states was theoretical, but now it is a practical option," Juri Luik, Estonia's minister of defense, said during a discussion about his country's recent progress towards qualifying for membership in NATO.
- 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.
- THE BALTIC STATES Voice of America 23 October 1999 -- Undoubtedly, when Estonia becomes a member of NATO, and I am confident that it will be within the next few years, that Russians will say we need certain arrangements, we need certain guarantees.
- 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.
- NATO/BALTICS Voice of America 11 March 1999 -- THE BALTICS ARE HOPING NATO WILL SOON BE READY FOR A SECOND ROUND OF ENLARGEMENT THAT WOULD TAKE THE ALLIANCE RIGHT UP TO THE BORDER OF THE RUSSIAN MAINLAND. THERE IS ALMOST UNANIMOUS AGREEMENT: ESTONIA NEEDS NATO PROTECTION.
- 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)
- Baltic Security: An Estonian View Estonian Prime Minister Tiit Vähi XIIIth NATO Workshop On Political-Military Decision Making Warsaw, Poland 19-23 June 1996
- Estonian Prime Minister Tiit Vähi
Shaping Post-Cold War Structures: An Estonian View XIIth NATO Workshop On Political-Military Decision Making Dresden, Germany 18-22 June 1995
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