Baltic states frightened by the single European army

Summary

Baltic states are frightened by the single European army. The new European security system will be anti-American. To the leadership of the Baltic states, based on Russophobia, this doesn’t look good.

Disproof

No evidence given.

The article mentions only quotes by Latvian representatives, which do not express any kind of fear. Commander of Latvian Armed Forces Leonīds Kalniņš stressed that "Europe already has an army of its own in a way".

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about Russophobia.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 126
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14/11/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Latvia, Baltic states, EU
  • Keywords: European army, EU, NATO
  • Outlet: News Front Rubaltic.ru
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