Swedish foreign minister to visit Latvia

  • 2023-01-23
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics will on January 27 welcome a working visit from the Swedish Foreign Minister Tobias Billstrom.

The officials intend to discuss the bilateral relations between Latvia and Sweden, regional cooperation and security situation in the region, including the war waged by Russia in Ukraine and assistance to Ukraine, Sweden's accession to NATO, and the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

As part of his stay, the Swedish foreign minister will also have a meeting with representatives from the NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence, and will visit Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.

The meeting of the two ministers will be followed by a joint press conference of Rinkevics and Billstrom.