Q. Which of the following countries are Baltic nations?
1. Estonia
2. Latvia
3. Lithuania
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Baltic States, the northeastern region of Europe, includes the countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea.  

  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu concluded his 5-day tour to the three Baltic nations Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in August 2019. 
  • The visit was aimed at strengthening the bilateral engagements with the three nations, besides giving the relationships a fresh impetus in the context of a changing global order. 
  • Besides considering the strategic interests, the focus of the visit was also on improving cooperation in the fields of security, especially countering terrorism. 

Source: Oriental Black swan