Riga - One former and one current president from two Baltic states emerged Wednesday as potential candidates for the new position of European Union president. Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis gave tacit support to the candidacy of former President Vaira Vike-Freiberga. Meanwhile, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the 55-year-old incumbent president of Estonia, was also mentioned as a possible candidate Wednesday.
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Baltic candidates emerge for EU presidency