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EU and US should set example in climate policy - Latvian Foreign Ministry's parliamentary secretary

  • 2021-01-25
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - On January 22, the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Zanda Kalnina Lukasevica, took part in an informal webex meeting on global climate diplomacy between representatives from EU Member States and John Kerry, the United States President’s ...

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First-instance court acquits Magonis and Ossinovski on bribery charges

RIGA - The Vidzeme District Court today acquitted former Latvijas Dzelzcels railroad company's CEO Ugis Magonis and Estonian millionaire Oleg Ossinovski on bribery charges. The ruling may be appealed to the Vidzeme Regional Court. According to the indictm...

Covid-19 restrictions to remain in force until February 7

RIGA - The restrictions that have been imposed in Latvia to contain the spread of Covid-19 will remain in force until February 7, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) told journalists Tuesday. At a joint meeting on Tuesday, the government and the Crisis Management Counci...

First-instance court acquits Magonis and Ossinovski on bribery charges

RIGA - The Vidzeme District Court today acquitted former Latvijas Dzelzcels railroad company'...

Covid-19 restrictions to remain in force until February 7

RIGA - The restrictions that have been imposed in Latvia to contain the spread of Covid-19 will r...

Latvia is ready to assess possibility to host entire 2021 Ice Hockey World Championship - Rinkevics

RIGA - Latvia is ready to assess a possibility to host the entire 2021 Ice Hockey World Champions...

Karins and Ukrainian PM discuss closer economic cooperation between Latvia and Ukraine

RIGA - Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) and his Ukrainian counterpart Denis Shmyhal in...

Linkaits concerned about limited progress in talks on single infrastructure management model for Rail Baltica

RIGA - There has been no good news of any progress with introduction of a single infrastructure m...

Voluntary vaccination of all residents will be launched as soon as it is technically possible - Pavluts

RIGA - Mass-scale voluntary vaccination of all residents against Covid-19 will be launched as soo...

This is not the right time to amend constitution - PM Karins

RIGA - This is not the right time to amend the constitution, commenting on the National Alliance&...

Covid-19 crisis is an

RIGA - The current Covid-19 crisis is an "external economic shock", which has been caus...

International passenger transportation services to all EU, EEA countries, Switzerland and the UK allowed

RIGA - Enforcing epidemiological safety measures for travelers by introducing requirement for all...

EU member states, including Latvia, urge vaccine help for eastern neighbors

BRUSSELS - Thirteen members of the European Union (EU),  including Latvia, urged the Europea...

Vinkele accepts demand for her resignation

RIGA - Health Minister Ilze Vinkele (For Development) told the press today that Prime Minister Kr...

It is important that two-thirds of population voluntarily get vaccinated against Covid-19 in short space of time - Levits

RIGA - It is important that two-thirds of the population voluntarily get vaccinated against Covid...

EU should formulate its relations with UK 'de facto' this year - MEP Ijabs

RIGA - This year, the European Union (EU) should formulate its relations with the United Kingdom ...

Curfew to come into force in Latvia already tonight

RIGA - The Cabinet of Ministers decided today that the curfew, which will be in force over the Ne...

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