On 27 July at the Saeima (the Latvian Parliament), a forum on informal cooperation between Latvians working for the European Union (EU) and other international organisations took place to discuss the best ways of cooperating with professionals who are employed outside Latvia and represent Latvia’s interests.
The Russian border guard on July 9 detained three drunk Latvian citizens, who did not carry IDs, for violating the border between Estonia and Russia on Lake Lämmijärv, reported ERR.
On 3 June, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the University of Latvia signed an agreement in support of studies to be carried out by the Centre for Diaspora and Migration Research in 2017, the ministry said in a release.
Several Latvian citizens, including teenagers, were at the concert venue in Manchester, northern England where a suspected terrorist attack was perpetrated on May 22. Local Latvian Jana Matulone related the scene she witnessed as she went to bring her daughter home from the concert, reported Latvian Radio.