Baltic-Nordic cooperation is important in the current geopolitical situation - Foreign Ministry parliamentary secretary

  • 2024-04-05
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - On Friday, the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Reinis Brusbardis, met with the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Maria Varteressian, who has arrived in Latvia for political consultations.

The officials exchanged views on regional cooperation, current European Union issues and Norway’s interests in the EU, LETA was informed bu the Foreign Ministry.

During the meeting, Brusbsrdis stressed the importance of the format of cooperation between the Baltic States and Nordic countries in the current geopolitical situation, in particular, for ensuring the security and resilience of the region against various threats.

Support for Ukraine and bilateral cooperation between Latvia and Norway were also discussed during the consultations.

Foreign Ministry State Secretary Andris Pelss also met with Varteressian, during which the two sides discussed the topics of bilateral cooperation between the two countries, as well as the most important issues on the international and regional agendas. Pelss praised the contribution made by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism in Latvia, including for support to Ukrainian refugees in Latvia.