Prime Minister Maris Kučinskis met with Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki August 15, in Riga.
Members of the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian parliaments have appealed to the leaders of the EU to pressure Russia to release Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov from prison.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt paid a brief visit to Rīga August 15 as part of a whistlestop charm offensive as the UK braces itself to leave the European Union.
Latvian officials were quick to offer their sympathy and condolences Tuesday to Italian counterparts following a disastrous bridge collapse in the city of Genoa that is believed to have claimed many lives.
Latvia's Foreign Ministry has confirmed that it would follow the EU in not stopping trade with Iran, despite US calls for the contrary. Nevertheless, Latvia's trade with the country is very limited and has kept on falling for the past few years, reported LTV August 12.
Latvia joined Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine and others in expressing support for the territorial integrity of Georgia 10 years after Russia occupied a significant portion of the country.
President Raimonds Vejonis today handed letters of credence to Latvia’s ambassador-designate to Denmark Alda Vanaga and Latvia’s ambassador-designate to Finland Kristine Naseniece, LETA was told at the Foreign Ministry.
Estonia's new ambassador to Latvia, Arti Hilpus, presented his credentials to Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis in Riga on July 31.
What is the collective noun for a large group of presidents? A ruling? A constitution? A gaggle? Whatever, a large group of national heads of state will meet in Latvia in September, the office of the Latvian president announced July 30.
Former politician and former speaker of the Saeima Solvita Āboltiņa will receive accreditation as Latvia's next ambassador to Italy, according to information by released by the office of the Latvian President July 27.
Latvia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said July 26 it "expresses its strong support" for the Crimea Declaration issued by the United States Secretary of State on 25 July."
On Wednesday and Thursday, 11 and 12 July 2018, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis will pay a working visit to Brussels, Belgium, to participate in the much-anticipated meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Latvia July 10.
Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis will be in Bulgaria this weekend to attend the latest "16+1" summit of countries in central and eastern Europe plus China, his office confirmed July 5.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit Latvia next week, the Latvian cabinet office confirmed July 3.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella begins a state visit to Latvia July 3.
Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis on July 2 thanked a delegation of United States Congress members for their support with regard to regional security.
From 2 to 4 July 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) will be hosting the ninth meeting of the Honorary Consuls of Latvia with the aim of informing them about the issues high on Latvia’s foreign policy agenda, its economic development and opportunities for business cooperation, including involvement in the export promotion and attraction of investments, the ministry said in a release.
On 27 June the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andrejs Pildegovičs, held a briefing for diplomats accredited in Latvia on the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS), due to begin on 1 July, when Latvia takes over duties from Sweden, the ministry said.
Polish President Andrzej Duda began the official engagements of a two-day working visit to Latvia June 27 with meetings at Rīga Castle with President Raimonds Vējonis and the presentation of a book to the Latvian National Library.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda will make a two-day official visit to Latvia this week, becoming the latest head of state to drop in during centenary year.
Former politician Solvita Āboltiņa is in line to occupy Latvia's diplomatic palazzo in Rome after her candidacy for the position of ambassador to Italy was supported by the Saeima Foreign Affairs Committee, according to information available to Latvian Television (LTV).
Latvia and Sweden talked June 18 about the gulf that separates them - specifically, the Gulf of Riga and the wider Baltic Sea
On Monday, June 18, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs submitted to the Latvian Embassy in Moscow a list of Latvian citizens for whom entry bans to the Russian Federation have been confirmed, the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said June 19.
The prime ministers of the three Baltic states and Poland are meeting in Tallinn June 3-5 in the latest of a series of recent get-togethers.
On 26 May 2018, Latvia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, made a working visit to Sweden and took part in a Baltic Day event, “Baltics 100 years” in the Skansen Open-Air Museum in Stockholm, his ministry said in a statement.