President Raimonds Vejonis said:
We congratulate Donald Trump upon election result. Look forward to close relations with the new US administration. #USElection2016— Valsts prezidents (@Rigas_pils) November 9, 2016
In a separate press statement, Vejonis said: "The United States of America's voters have made their choice. I congratulate the newly elected US President Donald Trump on his victory in the elections... We will continue to work together, ensuring both collective defense and the fight against terrorism, as well as other modern security challenges."
Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said:
Congratulations to the US President elect @realDonaldTrump! Will work together to further strengthen Latvia-US strategic partnership.— Maris Kucinskis (@MarisKucinskis) November 9, 2016
However, MEP Artis Pabriks tweeted an image of the Statue of Liberty with its flame snuffed out.
Rig mayor Nils Usakovs said Trump had won fair and square in a democratic process after a "tough battle" and that the victory was a reminder to all politicians to take the views of ordinary people into account.
Donalds Tramps uzvarēja vēlēšanās sīvā konkurencē, un to sauc par demokrātiju. pic.twitter.com/Tb1X3tffa9— Nils Ušakovs (@nilsusakovs) November 9, 2016