Breaking tradition for sake of Baltics

  • 2003-11-13
Following the tragic death of Anna Lindh, one of Sweden's most beloved politicians, Latvian-born Laila Freivalds was appointed the country's new foreign minister in early October. Born in Riga, Freivalds arrived in Sweden with her family when she was five years old. She graduated from Uppsala University with a law degree and has served as justice minister for nine years. Shortly before her first official state visit to Latvia, Freivalds sat down with Ieva Tuna in Stockholm to talk about her first month on the job. What is currently on your agenda?Working with the European Union's new cons...
 
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