New security chief appointed

  • 2003-05-01
RIGARaimonds Rozkalns, deputy head of the Constitution Protection Office, Latvia's top security agency, has been appointed temporary head of the agency until a new director is found.Lainis Kamaldins stepped down as director April 28 as expected.The Saeima (Latvia's parliament) is this week considering appointing Janis Kazocins, a retired British military officer of Latvian descent, as the agency's new director. Kazocins moved to Latvia last year to work as a part-time defense adviser to Prime Minister Einars Repse.A vote on his nominations was expected May 2.Kamaldins, who recommended Kaz...
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