First ladies of Latvia and Poland point out to the importance of psychological rehabilitation in treating soldiers

  • 2023-02-02
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - On Wednesday, as part of the official visit of the Polish president to Latvia, the First Lady of Latvia Andra Levite and the First Lady of Poland Agata Kornhauser-Duda visited the national rehabilitation center Vaivari, where professional and volunteer soldiers of Ukraine from Kharkiv, Volyn and Zhytomyr regions are currently receiving treatment and rehabilitation, LETA was informed by the President's Office.

The first ladies of Latvia and Poland discussed the process of treatment and rehabilitation of soldiers with representatives of the Vaivari center, evaluated the innovative methods for providing rehabilitation, and noted the importance of psychological rehabilitation.

During the visit, Levite and Kornhauser-Duda emphasized that they are very proud of the fighting spirit of the Ukrainian people and stressed that support for Ukraine will be provided as long as necessary.

The Office of the President states that Vaivari has been providing assistance to Ukrainian soldiers since 2014, when Russia occupied and annexed the Crimean peninsula, as well as started hostilities in the territory of Donbass. The center provides all necessary support so that soldiers can return to Ukraine as soon as possible.

As reported, Polish President Andrzej Duda is on an official visit to Latvia February 1-2.