The new Riga mayor looks forward to the challenges ahead and blasts his predecessors: “It is time to restart Riga”

  • 2020-11-26
  • Philip Houseley
Martins Stakis has been Mayor of Riga for just two months.  Elected on October 2, 2020, he was chosen for the position by four coalition-forming parties: Development/For!/Progressives, National Alliance, New Unity, and New Conservative Party. “It is time to restart Riga,” Staķis said after the vote, expressing his readiness to start work.“  “In the run-up to the election, I called on all Riga residents to go to the ballot boxes, even if you wanted to vote for someone else. I can promise now that I will be the mayor for all the Riga reside...
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