On 17 October, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers made a decision on the appointment of two Latvian civilian experts to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a release.
Latvia's popular mobile passport office will be back in action in the Antipodes this month.
With a good deal of the world's attention focused on the nuclear stand-off between North Korea and the United States, Latvia is set to play a supporting role next year when it takes over the chairmanship of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, an international organization that aims to regulate the import and export of nuclear materials around the globe to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation.
Latvia's new ambassador to the Russian Federation, Māris Riekstiņš, received his accreditation from Russian President Vladimir Putin inside the Kremlin October 3.
Latvian officials sent condolences to their counterparts in the United States October 2 following an appalling massacre in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The annual Riga Conference wrapped up September 30 with a 'Gala reception' in the historic Small Guild in Riga's Old Town, but while the guests enjoyed the hospitality, the organizers of the two-day talking shop were busy clearing up at the national library and putting the whole thing online.
Ukraine's foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin was on a visit in Riga on September 29.
Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis addressed the main annual gathering of heads of state at the United Nations in New York September 20.
Organizers of the annual Riga Conference have published the program for this year's get-together at the Latvian National Library on September 29-30.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs of India 18 September, to discuss political and economic cooperation and ask that India open a Latvian embassy.
The annual 'state of the the union' speech by European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker will be broadcast live by LTV September 13, and you will be able to watch it live online too.
Latvia's ambassador to France, Imants Liegis, has joined forces with his colleagues representing Estonia and Lithuania in writing to renowned French newspaper Le Monde.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias paid a visit to Latvia September 6, fitting in a series of meetings.
Latvia has a new ambassador in place in key partner Germany after Inga Skujiņa presented her credentials to President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on 29 August in Berlin.
Latvian officials have sent condolences to Finland after a knife attack in Turku claimed two lives and injured half a dozen people.
Latvian officials have offered support to Spain and condolences to the victims of an apparent terror attack in Barcelona on August 17.
Former Foreign Minister Māris Riekstiņš on August 17 collected his letters of accreditation from President Raimonds Vējonis as he becomes Latvia's new ambassador to the Russian Federation.
On 15 August a meeting of the Latvia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) will take place in Riga, the Latvian government's press service has announced.
Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis meets United States Vice President Michael Pence in Tallinn July 31.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence who is to arrive on a two-day visit to Tallinn on Sunday will meet with presidents of the three Baltic countries on Monday.
Discussions are ongoing at the European Parliament over tightening checks on individual trips by members of the European Parliament, seeing as they can cause diplomatic misunderstandings.
On 29 June, the Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkēvičs met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, who is in Riga on a brief working visit.
Latvia said June 28 it welcomed and supported a decision by the European Union to extend economic sanctions against Russia.
The minister responsible for negotiating the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union paid a visit to Riga June 22, it emerged after the event.
Latvian officials sent their condolences to the United Kingdom June 4 following what appeared to be yet another terrorist outrage.
Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis on June 2 met with the head of the Roman Catholic church, Pope Francis at the Vatican.
An existing agreement between Latvia and Lithuania allowing embassies of each country to issue short-stay visas for the other has been extended with several new locations joining the list of offices included.
Latvia and India are 'very useful, if not perfect partners', particularly in IT and agriculture, according to Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawed Akbar.