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Latvia will send tents, generators and blankets to Lithuania to help deal with the migrant crisis

  • 2021-07-23
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - During an emergency meeting on Friday, the Latvian government decided to allocated humanitarian aid worth EUR 123,900 to Lithuania to help them deal with the migrant crisis. In order to provide humanitarian aid to Lithuania, the ministers decided to s...

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Around 1,000 teachers could leave education system due to Covid-19 safety requirements - Muizniece

RIGA - In the next school year, when it is planned to require mandatory Covid-19 safety certificates for educators, about 1,000 teachers could leave the education system, Minister of Education Anita Muizniece (New Conservative Party) admitted in an interview with TV3 morning, referring to her int...

President notes necessity to earmark budget funds to strengthen Latvia's borders

RIGA - Latvia must earmark budget funds to strengthen its eastern border, President Egils Levits said in an interview with Riga TV24 channel on Wednesday.  Commenting on the Baltic presidents' stance on eastern neighbors - Belarus and Russia, Levits said that Belarus i...

Around 1,000 teachers could leave education system due to Covid-19 safety requirements - Muizniece

RIGA - In the next school year, when it is planned to require mandatory Covid-19 safety certifica...

President notes necessity to earmark budget funds to strengthen Latvia's borders

RIGA - Latvia must earmark budget funds to strengthen its eastern border, President Egils Levits ...

Latvia must prepare for worst case scenario in regards to flow of illegal immigrants from Belarus - Kols

RIGA - Seeing the current flow of illegal immigrants from Belarus to Lithuania, Latvia must also ...

Usakovs files cassation appeal against court decision in connection with his dismissal as Riga mayor

RIGA - European Parliament member Nils Usakovs (Harmony) has filed a cassation appeal against a c...

Vaidere calls for preservation of monument to Latvian Legionnaires in Belgium's Zedelgem

RIGA - European Parliament member Inese Vaidere has sent a letter to Zedelgem municipality in Bel...

It is important to strengthen the EU’s digital sovereignty that would reduce dependence on third countries in this sector - Rinkevics

RIGA - It is important for Latvia to strengthen the European Union's digital sovereignty that...

Three Seas Initiative an important geopolitical and economic tool - Levits in Bulgaria

RIGA - Three Seas Initiative is an important geopolitical and economic tool, President Egils Levi...

Spain's contribution to NATO presence in the region is very important - Karins

RIGA - Spain's contribution to NATO's presence in the region is very important, Prirme Mi...

For in-person education to resume, it is necessary to vaccinate at least 80% of teachers - minister

RIGA - For education to resume in classrooms this September, at least 80 percent of teachers shou...

Rinkevics and Japanese foreign minister praise EU-Japan cooperation

RIGA - Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) and Japanese Foreign Minister Toshim...

Latvian medical experts stress need for more vaccinations

Although coronavirus morbidity rates continue to fall and restrictions on people's behaviour ...

Latvian PM: Europe can set conditions and requirements for Russia

Europe can set conditions and requirements for Russia, Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (N...

Ostapenko beats Estonia's Kontaveit to win Eastbourne WTA tournament

Latvia's top-ranked lady tennis player Alona Ostapenko on June 26 defeated Estonia's Anet...

DoctorOnline founder and CEO Gregory Gluskin: “COVID-19 was great for our business”

DoctorOnline is a Latvian telemedicine platform which facilitates remote consultations between pa...

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