US Secretary of State Blinken to arrive in Latvia

  • 2022-03-07
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - On March 7 in Riga, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) will welcome a visit from the United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, for a discussion on the attack by Russia on Ukraine, threat caused by Russia to the transatlantic security, and other security policy related matters, LETA learned from the ministry.

During his visit, US Secretary of State Blinken will meet with the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, and the Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins.

As reported, Blinken is traveling to Belgium, Poland, the Baltic states and Moldova to reaffirm Washington's support for Ukraine.

The trip, from March 3 to 8, "continues extensive consultations and coordination with our NATO allies and European partners about the Russian Federation's continued premeditated, unprovoked, and unjustified war against Ukraine," the Department of State reported.