Levits to discuss European resilience and cooperation with national leaders at Munich Security Conference

  • 2023-02-16
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - From February 17 to February 19, President Egils Levits will participate in the annual Munich Security Conference, where he will discuss the main foreign policy challenges and security policy issues together with global leaders and and leaders of various organizations, the head of the Presidential Media Center Justine Deicmane told LETA.

She notes that Levits has been invited to speak at a panel discussion on resilience in Northeast Europe and at a round table discussion on the importance of the Three Seas Initiative in the development of European infrastructure. On the eve of the anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the focus of the Munich Security Conference debate will also be an assessment on cooperation between allies and political commitment to a rules-based international order.

Along with the agenda of the conference, the President is scheduled to have various bilateral meetings, including a meeting between the leaders of the three Baltic states with French President Emmanuel Macron. 

Also, Levits is scheduled to have bilateral meetings with the President of Slovenia Natasa Pirc Musar, President of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani, Crown Prince Alois of Liechtenstein and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Education and Sports Dominique Hasler, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ararat Mirzoyan.