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June 19, 2014 – Montreal Roundtable on Sovereignty and Security in the Baltic States



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Montreal Roundtable – “The Baltic States: Securing The Sovereignty

Since the annexation of Crimea in March by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the territorial integrity of former Sovietstates in the Baltic has been put into question.

With sizeable ethnic Russian minorities inhabiting Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, should NATO reconsider their position and allocate more resources to ensure their sovereignty?

Are the Baltic nations worth going to war to protect?

To be held on June 19, 2014 from 5:30-8:30 pm Cocktail and hor soeuvres service at 5:30;

Event begins at 6pm At the Club Saint James de Montréal, 1145 Union Ave. Montreal, QC H3B 3C2

Introductory Remarks: Roger Hilton, Consultant at HATLEY Strategy Advisors Moderator: Julie Lindhout, President of the NATO Council of Canada


Her Excellency Gita Kalmet, Estonian Ambassador to Canada

Ms. Sanita Ulmane, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Latvia

Mr. Jonas Skardinskas, Minister Plenipotentiary at the Lithuanian Embassy to Canada

Student price allotments are full! Any students wishing to attend will have to pay the full member or non-member price!


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