Transatlantic partnership is the cornerstone of Latvia’s and Poland’s security, said Latvian President Egils Levits during his meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Warsaw .
Latvia is hoping to switch some cargo traffic flowing from Russia to Europe to Rail Baltic, a high-speed European gauge line, Latvian Ambassador to Russia Maris Riekstins told.
Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, who is the European Council’s nominee for the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, is due to pay a visit to Latvia, LETA was told at the Foreign Ministry.
An electric power substation being built near the small town of Kilingi-Nomme in southwestern Estonia will serve as a hub for the movement of electricity from Estonia to Latvia and vice versa in the future.
In Latvia’s national energy and climate plan 2021-2030, proposed by the Economics Ministry, the emphasis is on developing a climate neutral economy, according to the draft document.
About 73 percent of Latvian residents believe Latvia has benefited from its EU membership, mostly underscoring new job opportunities, economic growth and security, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey.
The tiny Baltic State of Latvia fears that after Crimea, they may be next to receive Russian 'protection'/
Latvian President Andris Berzins has said that Turkey and Latvia enjoy active and productive relations in all fields, adding that President Abdullah Gül's visit to Latvia last year played a significant role in boosting economic relations, in particular.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently on a working visit to Riga, met with President Andris Bērziņš of Latvia. She is visiting Latvia at the invitation of this country's President and will attend the opening events of Riga as the European Capital of Culture 2014.
Transition of Latvia to euro from 1 January 2014 allows us today to remember how this transition proceeded in the neighbouring Estonia three years ago and the outcomes by the end of the first year of living in eurozone.