Very pleased to meet Prime Minister @krisjaniskarins in Riga today.— Michel Barnier (@MichelBarnier) July 18, 2019
The #EU stands united and ready to engage with future #UK government to ensure an orderly withdrawal.
A no-deal #Brexit will never be the EU’s choice, but we are ready for all scenarios. pic.twitter.com/h68qvlnDFf
Around 118,000 Latvian citizens are currently living in the United Kingdom according to Eurostat data, with around 300 UK citizens living in Latvia. The current deadline for Britain to leave the European Union is now set as 31 October.
During his visit Barnier met with Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, Defense Minister Artis Pabriks and business representatives.