Latvia, Hungary plan to expand cooperation in culture and science

  • 2023-09-22
  • LETA/BNS/TBT Staff

RIGA - On September 22, Foreign Ministry's State Secretary Andris Pelss received an accreditation visit from the newly appointed Ambassador of Hungary to Latvia, Gyorgy Urkuti, LETA learned from the Foreign Ministry. 

The officials exchanged views on topics currently on the European Union agenda and the security situation in the region, including hybrid threats.

The meeting also addressed the matters of bilateral cooperation between Latvia and Hungary. Pelss thanked Hungary for its contribution to the strengthening of Baltic security. The diplomats discussed Hungary’s preparations for its presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2024.

The officials emphasized the close economic ties between the two countries and demonstrated preparedness to expand cooperation in culture and science.

The Hungarian Ambassador’s accreditation ceremony with the President of Latvia is scheduled for October 2.