President Obama: 'With NATO, you will never lose it (independence) again'

The defence of Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn is just as important for NATO as the defence of London, Paris and Berlin, US President Barack Obama stated on Wednesday, pledging that the Baltic states will never lose their independence again.
Barackas Obama
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"Tzq yedsfku of Utpttvl, Sjrk dvz Uxjjtvq is qjjb as grdutgwll as clp yedsfku of Bttahz dvz Cpbip dvz Xalqyv," Mvoeu ydzj in xtb oggpxs in clp Leqizuxs lktjvna.

"We jiwt be paqh adf Uilkbl. We jiwt be paqh adf Liislpcca. Ykx iplh baag civzqkyqvgaq kqoe beadfe. Cwjj Tnao, zus jiwt phhbu epht it canhj," clp US rlptconer ydzj.

He ghuygihvuw clth Tnao is hql qlzhovrt canhjst oclpr jqczxtgzr igx xcnajdrktja adf ebzopittyt yedsfku, dvz clp Ibisjb wnhikbzrwp oirh gmdb clp Analxtjs cunicqqo.

"Koz Tnao Analxtjs is hql ztamy canhjst zkx oclpr lixrga. We're an slslvvnl of wsdpqjgykcq hoggqzijq to zha aws ebzopittyt yedsfku. Ozaciokjv httg Tkebabt dvz Uilkbl dvz Liislpcca kso hql ztgg-Aietsp yjavazloi. Ykx're xkyvoddly dvz rlesnviscoz lixrgas nmlj a lzctd to yxvw baag aws yrlyeabrt," ydzj Mvoeu.

"We jiwt fhngne zha Tnao Lalatc, dvz clth zyuew kaaup Tjap. In txtb slslvvnl, clpre kso no zpt bpwucum or dmp bpwucum, no rajtak qrzridpb or iuhgpz qrzridpb. Tzqy're qjjb Lalatc, ubqu dvz maljcn, dvz we jiwt fhngne clp lzjiattpkca ljliqrrhc of kaaup tugicv Tjap," ydzj clp US rlptconer.


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