Karins to attend meeting of Baltic PMs in Vilnius

  • 2021-12-07
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) is scheduled to attend a meeting of Baltic prime ministers in Vilnius, Lithuania, this Wednesday, LETA was told at the prime minister's office. 

The meeting of the Baltic prime ministers, which will be joined by Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte and Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, will focus on regional security matters. 

The prime ministers are expected to discuss the situation on the European Union's (EU) external border with Belarus and Russian military buildup along Ukraine's border, progress of infrastructure projects, as well as energy policy, including the situation with unprecedently high energy prices. Also on the meeting's agenda is the transition to an environmentally-friendly economy, fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic recovery.

The meeting of the prime ministers' will be followed by a joint news conference.