Clinton tells Latvia to talk

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The Independent Online
BILL CLINTON has written to President Guntis Ulmanis of Latvia, urging dialogue in Latvia's dispute with Moscow over the rights of Russian-speaking residents. Russia has launched a campaign against Latvia's policy on its Russian minority, cutting oil shipments to its neighbour. Most of the 700,000 Russian-speakers do not have Latvian citizenship.

- Reuters, Riga

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