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Latvian Prime Minister meets Council of Europe Secretary General

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland today met Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma for talks on the Latvian EU Presidency, co-operation with the Council of Europe and the current security situation.

They discussed measures to combat terrorism, in particular the Council of Europe's Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism and other areas of EU co-operation, including data protection and combatting corruption.

Further topics of the meeting were the Eastern Partnership and the scope of the EU's accession to the European Court of Human Rights.