Baltic foreign ministers discuss Georgia, Russia

Other News Materials 2 September 2008 22:32 (UTC +04:00)

Three Baltic foreign ministers discussed Georgia during informal talk Tuesday in the seaside resort of Jurmala in Latvia.

Latvia's Maris Riekstins met with Estonia's Urmas Paet and Lithuania's Petras Vaitiekunas to discuss how Monday's European Union decisions could be implemented through a free trade agreement with Georgia, and easing visa restrictions for its nationals.

On Monday, the EU postponed talks with Russia until Moscow fulfills all points of the peace plan brokered by the EU's French presidency.

The three ministers met ahead of the European Union's foreign ministers' meeting on Friday and Saturday.

The Baltic states support a tough EU stance against Russia over the Russian-Georgian conflict that erupted in August, dpa reported.