On Thursday, March 5, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma and Alain Hausser, Ambassador of Canada discussed the political and economic relations between the two countries and cooperation with NATO.
On Thursday, March 5, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma held a meeting with Dr Arad Benkö, Ambassador of Austria within the framework of his introductory visit. Latvia is interested in continuing the active political dialogue with Austria on topical EU issues, confirmed L.Straujuma. The Prime Minister also reminded of the priorities of Latvia's Presidency of the Council of the European Union - competitive, digital and engaged Europe.
Distinguished representatives of NGOs and opinion leaders from all over Europe,
Prime Minister Mrs. Laimdota Straujuma strongly condems the murder of Boris Nemtsov: "One of the leading opposition leaders, one of the longlasting defenders of democratic values has been brutally murdered."