PressTV: Obama warns Putin not to ‘mess around’ with Baltic States

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Moscow’s actions “will only bring more cost and consequences to Russia,” Obama said.Moscow’s actions “will only bring more cost and consequences to Russia,” Obama said.

The White House says President Barack Obama’s next week trip to Europe is a warning to Russian President Vladimir Putin against “messing around” with the Baltic States.

President Obama will travel to Tallinn on Tuesday to meet with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

The visit comes amid escalating tensions between Washington and Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine.

“Part of the message that the president will be sending is, we stand with you,” Charles Kupchan, the administration’s senior director for European Affairs, said on Friday.

“Article Five constitutes an ironclad guarantee of your security. Russia, don’t even think about messing around in Estonia or in…

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