Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics
Foreign affairs

Astravyets divides the brothers: Linkevičius does not see common ground, while Latvia presses ahead

When the Baltic and Polish Foreign Ministers met in Vilnius, they welcomed the success of the fight against the coronavirus. However, disagreements have arisen over their views toward the Astravyets nuclear power plant, Vilmantas Venckūnas […]

CORPORATE

A sentence from Lukashenko sows concern in Lithuania over an important income source

If Lithuania refuses to cooperate with Minsk, then Minsk will cooperate with Latvia, Belarussian President Aleksandr Lukashenko says. In other words, due to Lithuanian initiatives against Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, Belarussian freight could be diverted […]

Riga
Foreign affairs

The Rīga Conference 2018 – One week countdown

On the 28th and 29th of September at the Latvian National Library in Riga, politicians and world experts on politics and international relations will gather together to discuss the most pressing security and political issues on the regional and global level, a press release from the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation states. […]

Wildfires in Latvia. Photo: Artūrs Andrejs Blomkalns, Valsts policija
Nordic/Baltic

Lithuanian military helicopters continue to help Latvia, Sweden fight wildfires

Two Mi-8 helicopters of the Lithuanian Air Force have been helping to fight wildfires in Latvia and Sweden for the third week now, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. […]