Government supports postponing emergency Riga elections until June 6

  • 2020-03-17
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - The Cabinet of Ministers today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development to postpone Riga City Council elections on June 6 this year in connection with the coronavirus outbreak. Given the state of emergency and the ban on public events, in the interest of public health and to reduce the risk of the further spread of Covid-19, the ministry has proposed to postpone the Riga City Council emergency elections from April to June this year. The ministry listed a number of arguments as to why the emergency...
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