Cleaning up the mess of previous governments

  • 2005-02-23
  • Interview by Gary Peach
Aigars Kalvitis is Latvia's third prime minister in less than a year, and his coalition of unlikely partners nearly crashed before it ever got off the ground. Yet this has not discouraged him from taking charge on a range of issues that previous leaders largely left unfinished or, at worst, untouched. The most controversial topic Kalvitis faced was the decision to crack down on money laundering, and as he told The Baltic Times, the prime minister expects to see results in this sphere just around the corner. I'd like to start from the beginning 's from the coalition talks that you led in Nov...
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