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BALTIC DEPUTIES WALK OUT ON SOVIET MEETING

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About two dozen deputies from the Baltics walked out of the Soviet Congress Thursday to protest what they called infringement on their republics' sovereignty.

"Comrades, comrades, I ask you to be calm because this is not all so simple," President Mikhail S. Gorbachev urged the deputies as they left the Kremlin's Palace of Congresses.Earlier, a radical economist told the parliament the country should cut aid to the Kremlin's Latin America allies and pay farmers in hard currency to help avert imminent economic collapse. Another deputy said the country was on the brink of ecological disaster.

The deputies walked out after they objected to formation of a committee by the 2,250-member Congress of People's Deputies that will decide whether laws conform to the Soviet Constitution. They said the committee could encroach on their republics. The legislatures of Estonia and Lithuania have proclaimed the right to veto laws approved by the central government in Moscow.