Levits says Macron's victory is affirmation of trust in EU and NATO

  • 2022-04-25
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Latvian President Egils Levits has congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron on his re-election to the position.

Levits said in a Twitter post that Macron's victory is a strong affirmation by France of trust in EU, NATO and liberal democracy.

Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) also congratulated Macron on his re-election as the president of France.

"We need a strong France and a strong Europe. The future of Europe depends on Ukraine and our actions and support for Ukraine," said Rinkevics.

Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis congratulated Macron for the re-election.

"I am happy to continue our cooperation and our efforts to build an even stronger European Union and strengthen the bonds of the transatlantic alliance," he said.

As reported, Macron has been re-elected the president of France for a term of five years, after a convincing victory over rival, far-right politician Marine Le Pen.