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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Balts Urge Pullout

Leaders of the three former Soviet Baltic states urged President Boris Yeltsin in a New Year address to complete the withdrawal of Russian troops from their countries in 1994, Itar-Tass said.

The news agency quoted the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania as urging Yeltsin in a joint statement to keep the pullout promises that Russia has already made. It gave no further details.