Ukraine's President Zelenskyy to visit Latvia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will make his first official visit to Latvia October 16, the Latvian Presidential Chancellery has announced.

Zelenskyy and the First Lady of Ukraine, Mrs Olena Zelenska, will come to Riga Castle to discuss bilateral relations, EU–Ukraine relations and the Three Seas Initiative.

The agenda of the visit will include an official welcome ceremony of the President and the First Lady of Ukraine in the square of the Riga Castle, an official meeting between the presidents and delegations of the two countries and a joint press conference of the two presidents.

President Levits and President Zelenskyy will then lay flowers at the Freedom Monument, after which the President of Ukraine is scheduled to meet with the Speaker of the Saeima Ināra Mūrniece and the Prime Minister of Latvia Krišjānis Kariņš.

President Zelenskyy will then visit the Riga Ukrainian School, Latvian Occupation Museum, monument to the great Ukrainian poet and artist Taras Shevchenko and meet with the Ukrainian diaspora of Latvia. The President of Ukraine will also reveal a memorial plaque marking the opening of the first diplomatic mission of the Ukrainian National Republic in Rīga in 1920.


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