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17.04.2014 Prime Ministers of Latvia and Estonia will discuss bilateral cooperation and current developments of the region
On Friday, April 25 the new Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Rõivas will arrive to Latvia to meet Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma.
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17.04.2014 Easter Greetings from the Prime Minister
This is the time when nature is already awake after the long winter sleep. Also in the Christian world, Easter is the time of awakening and rebirth. Let me wish all residents of Latvia a happy Easter. I call on you to awake, to open not only eyes, but to become keen hearted, to look around and behold each other.
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16.04.2014 Prime Minister and the Prime Minister of Canada discussed the situation in Ukraine over the phone call
On Tuesday afternoon, April 15, Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma telephoned Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada to discuss the situation in Ukraine. The phone call took place at the initiative of the Canadian side.
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15.04.2014 Ukraine: Misinformation, propaganda and incitement to hatred need to be urgently countered – UN human rights report
Misinformation, propaganda and incitement to hatred need to be urgently countered in Ukraine to avoid the further escalation of tension in the country, according to a UN human rights report issued on Tuesday.
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10.04.2014 The Prime Minister: Latvian-Polish cooperation needs to be continued
On Wednesday, April 9, in Warsaw, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, met Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Poland, and participants of the Latvian-Polish Business Forum and emphasised that Poland is a strategically important partner of Latvia and that Latvia is committed to further develop closer cooperation.
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03.04.2014 Straujuma: EU-Africa Summit will Expand the Cooperation between Latvia and African Countries
On Thursday, April 3, the fourth EU-Africa summit was concluded in Brussels that brought together the Heads of State and Government of 28 European Union and 50 African countries. Within its framework, the Latvian delegation, headed by Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met the representatives of Tunisia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Benin, Liberia, Algeria, Guinea, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire and Madagascar.
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03.04.2014 Basic facts about citizenship and language policy of Latvia and some sensitive history-related issues
CITIZENSHIP POLICY IN LATVIA. The Republic of Latvia continues the legal personality of the state that lost its independence in 1940 following its illegal occupation by the USSR, followed by Nazi Germany, and then again by the USSR in 1945. The Baltic States were the only three countries, members of the League of Nations, which did not regain independence immediately after the Second World War.
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03.04.2014 On statement by Foreign Ministry of Russia concerning minority education in Latvia
In regard to the obviously false allegations released by the Foreign Ministry of Russia on the minority education reform in Latvia and transition to education in the Latvian language as of 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia points out that, regrettably, this is yet another misleading statement, the content of which is far removed from objective reality and indicates the inability or unwillingness to take note of facts.
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02.04.2014 Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma participates in the EU-Africa Summit
On April 2-3, the fourth EU-Africa Summit is being held in Brussels. It brings together the Heads of State and Government of 28 EU and 47 African countries to discuss the issues on the EU-Africa cooperation, peace, security, prosperity, climate change and migration. The Latvian delegation is headed by the Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma
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28.03.2014 Turn off the lights for the Earth Hour!
Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma calls on all state and local government institutions, as well as general public to participate in the campaign Earth Hour and save electricity, as well as to be prudent towards environment and resources that we use.
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