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Baltic Peacekeeping Forces Denied Entry Into Kyrgyzstan

21 May 2002 RIGA, 21 May (LETA)–Kyrgyzstan’s objections to allowing the entry of peacekeeping forces from the Baltic countries to participate in the operation “Enduring Freedom” in Afghanistan along with NATO forces are “demonstrative,” Defense Minister Girts Valdis Kristovskis said. Kristovskis told LETA that the reasons the Baltic forces are unacceptable for Kyrgyzstan should be […]