Latvia and France sign strategic partnership action plan

  • 2023-09-29
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Today, Minister for European and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic, Catherine Colonna, met with the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and Minister of Finance, Arvils Aseradens, where the two sides signed the Action Plan of Latvia-France Strategic Partnership for 2024-2027, LETA was told by the Foreign Ministry.

The Action Plan sets out objectives and joint actions expressing the commitment of Latvia and France to strengthen their partnership in a number of priority areas: security and defense, including support for Ukraine; economic and energy cooperation; the European Union matters; development of public administration; and culture, education and language learning.

On May 23, 2008, a Political Declaration on the Strategic Partnership was signed at the level of Heads of Government; the document envisaged drawing up and signing multiannual action plans to be approved by the Cabinet.