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News Latvia » Politics: Governor General to embark on first overseas visit to Ukraine and Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2018/01/15/governor-general-to-embark-on-first-overseas-visit-to-ukraine-and-latvia/
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette will travel to Ukraine and Latvia from Jan. 17 to 19 to underline Canada’s commitment to strengthening military, political and commercial ties with both former Soviet republics, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday.

News Latvia » Politics: Latvia and Georgia pledge to develop strategic partnership

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/legislation/?doc=136836
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Kobakhidze is the first foreign parliament speaker to visit Latvia in its centenary year. Latvia and Georgia are involved an active political dialogue – last year the speakers of Baltic and Nordic countries made a joint visit to Georgia, and members of ...

News Latvia » Politics: Ukraine in talks with Latvia, Estonia on inclusion in list of offshore zones

News channel or source: http://www.poandpo.com/politics/ukraine-in-talks-with-latvia-estonia-on-inclusion-in-list-of-offshore-zones-2312018217/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Ukraine is holding negotiations at the level of embassies and finance ministries due to the decision by the Ukrainian government to include Estonia and Latvia in the list of offshore zones, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk said. "Yes ...

News Latvia » Politics: Trump's itchy Twitter thumbs have redefined politics

News channel or source: https://www.cnet.com/news/donald-trump-twitter-redefines-presidency-politics/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

In fact, Trump's use of Twitter is unmatched in politics. Yes, former President Barack Obama may ... Denmark's prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Latvia's foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics and Norway's prime minister Erna Solberg, who has dyslexia ...

News Latvia » Politics: Latvia permits Russia to open polling stations only at diplomatic missions — embassy

News channel or source: http://tass.com/politics/984765
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

MOSCOW, January 12. /TASS/. The Russian Embassy in Latvia said it was disappointed by the Latvian government’s decision to allow setting up polling stations for the upcoming Russian presidential election only at diplomatic missions. "We believe that the ...

News Latvia » Politics: Japan, Latvia to cooperate in adding pressure on North Korea

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Japan-Latvia-to-cooperate-in-adding-pressure-on-North-Korea
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

RIGA (Kyodo) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Latvian counterpart Maris Kucinski agreed Saturday to cooperate in adding pressure on North Korea to give up its pursuit of nuclear and missile capabilities. The two leaders also affirmed in their ...

News Latvia » Politics: Latvia country profile

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-17522134
Publication date: hursday 13 June 2013

Raimonds Vejonis was elected in June 2015 after five rounds of voting in Latvia's 100-member parliament. Mr Vejonis's previous position as defence minister was seen as a possible advantage in dealing with heightened military and political tension with ...

News Latvia » Politics: Euro schism reopens in central Europe as EU pushes reform

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-easteurope-euro-analysis/euro-schism-reopens-in-central-europe-as-eu-pushes-reform-idUSKBN1FB1IW
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

[nL8N1PG0S3] [nL8N1PE4RN] Poland and Hungary are embroiled in political conflicts with Brussels over a variety ... So far five of the EU’s 11 ex-communist members - Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - use the euro. According to an EU ...

News Latvia » Politics: Propaganda targets Baltic energy independence

News channel or source: https://www.stopfake.org/en/propaganda-targets-baltic-energy-independence/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Pro-Kremlin media outlets also claimed that Latvia’s refusal to join the project made a mockery ... Ukraine and Georgia. She served as a political counsellor at the Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow and served as an Advisor to the European Affairs Committee ...

News Latvia » Politics: Latvia country profile

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17522134
Publication date: hursday 13 June 2013

Raimonds Vejonis was elected in June 2015 after five rounds of voting in Latvia's 100-member parliament. Mr Vejonis's previous position as defence minister was seen as a possible advantage in dealing with heightened military and political tension with ...