"Following the Czech Republic's example, Latvia and Estonia have now also signed individual agreements with the United States which exempt their citizens from visa requirements for travel to the US. The EU is trying to negotiate a common visa agreement for all member states. What repercussions will these independent initiatives have on Europe's common foreign and security policy?".
Links are found there to full articles from the respective countries:
Latvia - at V-Diena, Aivars Ozoliņš: Divpusēja prioritāte (In Latvian)
Estonia - at Postimees, Erkki Bahovski: kõik enda eest (in Estonian)
In Germany - we refer to Martin Winter at the Sueddeutsche Zeitung (Germany - Süddeutsche Zeitung | Thursday, March 13, 2008, Eastern European bilateral agreements in visa dispute):
""That the Czech Republic, Estonia and Latvia are negotiating bilateral visa-waiver agreements with the US, as is currently the case, is annoying, but no major drama," Martin Winter writes."
The euro|topics Press Review in English, German and French looks like a good source of European news and we have added it to our blog links.