RIGA - The Latvian-Russian intergovernmental agreement on economic cooperation has been suspended this week, according to the Foreign Ministry's statement printed in the government gazette Latvijas Vestnesis.
The agreement was suspended on August 1. On the same day, the Latvian-Russian intergovernmental agreement on the establishment of an intergovernmental commission on economic, scientific, technical, humanitarian and cultural cooperation was also suspended.
Also on Monday, the 2010 Latvian-Russian agreement on easing travel between border regions of the two countries was suspended in accordance with the Latvian government's decision of July 14.
On May 16, the Latvian-Russian intergovernmental agreement on double taxation avoidance and tax evasion regarding income and capital taxes was suspended.
Also on May 16, Clause 13 of the Latvian-Russian intergovernmental agreement on social protection of Russian military pensioners and their family members living in Latvia was suspended.
Clause 13 of the agreement stipulated that Latvia ensured preservation and maintenance of monuments to Russian soldiers and mass burials of Russian soldiers in Latvia. Clause 13 also stated that Russia likewise ensured preservation and maintenance of memorial and burial sites of Latvian citizens who had died as a result of wars and persecutions in the territory of Russia.