The Minister of foreign Affairs of Estonia Urmas Reinsalu on his page in Facebook has criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin for the interpretation of the history of the Baltic countries during the Second world war.
“Published in the June 19 issue of the journal National Interest in the Second world war, Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to provide false historical narrative. He specifically speaks to the Baltic countries, referring to the fact that the Baltic States joined the Soviet Union on the basis of the agreement and with the consent of the elected representatives and consistent with international and domestic law at the time. These allegations are false from beginning to end, and I condemn them,” said the Minister.
He noted that especially cynical to voice such statements in the week that marks 80 years since the illegal occupation of the Baltic countries.