Sovereign states have the right to take sovereign decisions about where to place their statues and memorial signs. This is what Estonia has done.
Sovereign states have the responsibility to respect international rules regarding international contacts. This is what Russia has not done.
With all this said, it should be added that we all probably have the responsibility to treat European history with a dose of carefullness, and try to show mutual respect.
Thursday, May 03, 2007
Swedish Comment on Tallin and Moscow Incidents
Swedish minister for foreign affairs comments after the latest developments...