Baltic States Recognition

President Bush announced the official state recognition of the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia in a press conference at his… read more

President Bush announced the official state recognition of the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia in a press conference at his vacation home in Kennebunkport, ME. The move followed announcements from the Soviet Union that the Soviet government would recognize the independence of Soviet republics within a larger unified treaty. President Bush said the U.S. would do “whatever it can” to make Baltic independence a factual reality. He announced he would send representatives of the Department of State and the Department of Agriculture to the Soviet Union to continue diplomatic relations, and to determine a course of action to avert possible famine in the Soviet Union next winter. President Bush went on to answer questions from reporters on U.S. foreign policy toward the Soviet Union. close

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Baltic States Recognition

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Program ID:
21060-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Kennebunkport, Maine, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 1991
Last Aired:
Sep 8, 1991

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  • Sep 02, 1991 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 08, 1991 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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