Committee
NATO North Atlantic Council
Country
Latvia

Author

Margaret Pulk
Estonia

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/3240

Country: Latvia Committee: NATO North Atlantic Council Issue: Enlargement

Post-Cold War NATO enlargement has triggered internal and external debates on its effects on prospective member states but also NATO-Russia relations. NATO’s eastward enlargement has impaired the relationship with Russia as the latter sees enlargement plans as a Western intrusion into its geopolitical ‘neighbourhood’. In the last decade, conflicts in Georgia and Ukraine have proven the Russian assertiveness in maintaining its spheres of influence in Eastern Europe. Latvia, a member of the Vi...