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Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania and United States Baltic policy hearing before the Subcommittee on European Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, July 15, 1998. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on European Affairs.

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Written in English



  • Baltic States,
  • United States


  • Baltic States -- Politics and government -- 1991-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Baltic States.,
  • Baltic States -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 105-651
LC ClassificationsKF26 .F6355 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL70873M
ISBN 100160575826
LC Control Number99170975

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