Baltic countries join in asking NATO Article 4 consultations as Ukraine is attacked

Juris Kaža
2 min readFeb 24, 2022

All three Baltic countries on February 24 asked NATO for Article 4 consultations following Russia’s early morning attack on Ukraine, official sources and local media reported.

In an official statement, the Estonian government said it had decided to trigger NATO consultations under Article 4 of the North Atlantic Treaty “together with Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and other allies.”

Estonian media reported that the country’s Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets was in…

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Juris Kaža

A freelance journalist based in Riga, Latvia who has covered the country and region for 20 years. Speak native Latvian and English, fluent Swedish and German.