Cameron expresses support for Latvia’s OECD membership

  • 2013-02-28

David Cameron and Valdis Dombrovskis. Photo by Valsts Kanceleja.

RIGA - Today, visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron met with Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis (Unity), expressing support for Latvia's OECD membership.

Great Britain's support is very important, taking into account that the OECD will decide on its expansion in the nearest future, Dombrovskis told reporters after the meeting.

The officials discussed bilateral cooperation, lauding political cooperation and emphasizing the necessity of deepening economic cooperation by developing cooperation in trade and investments.

Dombrovskis also presented Latvia as an excellent country for investments.

In regard to the Northern Distribution Network, Dombrovskis emphasized that Great Britain is one of the countries that uses Latvia's services. The sides agreed that it is necessary to develop reverse cargo transportation and discuss the route's commercialization.

Both countries have common interests and Latvian-British relations can be expanded, emphasized Cameron. Cameron admitted that Dombrovskis’ achievements in developing Latvia's economy are impressive.

As reported, Cameron arrived in Riga yesterday evening to participate in Northern Future Forum.