Rinkēvičs: EU current budget plans are "unacceptable"
On 19 February 2019, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, took part in the meeting of the General Affairs Council in Brussels, at which Member State representatives discussed progress in negotiations on the EU budget for 2021–2027. 
Baltic PMs in Rīga: We remain united over Brexit
New Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš had his first joint meeting with his counterparts from fellow Baltic states Estonia and Lithuania February 4 - or rather he would have done had not the weather intervened.
Watch: Experts discuss Latvia's foreign policy priorities
The Latvian Institute for International Affairs (LIIA) recently launched its 2019 Foreign and Security Policy Yearbook, in cooperation with the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
Foreign Minister backs EU "Mythbusters"
Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs took part in the meeting of the European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels January 21, at which EU Foreign Ministers discussed the fight against disinformation.
Rinkēvičs: Ukraine can count on the Baltic states
On 15 January 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, together with his counterparts from Estonia, Lithuania, and Poland visited Ukraine to pledge their support for Ukraine over Russia’s aggression and imposition of a blockade on the Kerch Strait and the Sea of Azov. 
Brexit shouldn't mean less cohesion cash, says Foreign Minister
On 11 December 2018, Latvia'sMinister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, took part in the meeting of the European Union General Affairs Council in Brussels, at which ministers held a discussion on progress in negotiations on the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021–2027.
Foreign Minister asks Russia to obey international law
Latvia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, took part in the 25th Ministerial Council of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Milan on December 6, using the opportunity to re-state Latvia''s strong support for Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression.
Danish royals pay a visit
Members of the Danish royal family became the latest aristocrats to pay a visit to Latvia during its centenary year on December 6.
New exhibition examines Latvia-Greece relations
On 27 November at the library of the University of Latvia, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andris Pelšs, unveiled an exhibition titled “Latvia–Greece Relations 1918–2018” devoted to the history of political, economic and cultural contacts between the Republic of Latvia and the Hellenic Republic. 
Latvia condemns "so-called" Donbas elections
Latvia took its place alongside a large number of other countries November 12 in condemning  the holding of what it called "illegitimate 'elections' in the so-called “Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics” on 11 November.
Use of Latvian as EU language discussed
On 9 November 2018, the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the eleventh annual conference entitled “The Latvian Language in the European Union: Language as the main translation tool, aspect and value”, at which translation professionals and experts from other areas discussed the role of the Latvian language in the EU, the ministry said in a press release.
Baltic Assembly meets in Vilnius
The Baltic Assembly, a meeting of parliamentarians from all three Baltic states, is taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania October 25-26.
Latvia presides over Stockholm meeting on Baltic Sea
On 23-24 October, the second meeting of the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) took place in Stockholm under the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a release October 24.
Latvia increases size of OSCE Ukraine observer mission
On 25 September 2018, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers approved the posting of civilian Oļegs Lagutins to the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine. As soon as he joins the team, there will be eight Latvian civilian monitors on the OSCE SMM to Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.
Pope Francis visits Latvia
Pope Francis on September 24 becomes the latest head of state to visit Latvia during its centenary year.
Pope puts out pre-visit video
Pope Francis has released a video address to the Baltic states via the Vatican's YouTube online channel ahead of his much-discussed visit.