Estonia Group project # 2

Estonia Group project # 2 - member and a strong ally and...

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Estonia Group Heidi Haslip, Nick Jordan, Katie McKie, Winnie Chan Investment Climate Report Assignment #2 U.S.-ESTONIA RELATIONS Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Estonia; May2008, p8-9, 2p The article talks about the relations of the U.S. and Estonia. The two countries are important allies and partners. The relationship between the two countries has been constant and strong since Estonia first became independent. In 1922, the first Estonian diplomatic mission in the U.S. was opened. Soon after the restoration of Estonia's independence on August 20, 1991, the U.S. reopened its embassy in Tallinn on September 4, 1991. Estonia is party to most major international organizations. It is a UN, EU, and NATO
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Unformatted text preview: member and a strong ally and partner of the United States on all fronts. It is deeply committed to good transatlantic relations and to promoting democracy and free-market economic policy globally. Relations between the two countries have since developed at a rapid pace. In November 2006, President George W. Bush became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Estonia. During the visit, he announced the administration's intention to work with the U.S. Congress to make changes to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, increasing security while facilitating entry for legitimate visitors and business people from countries like Estonia....
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