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Latvia elected to UN Economic and Social Council
On 14 June 2019 in New York, at the plenary session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, Latvia was elected as member of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the term of 2020–2022, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported June 14.
Baltic states concerned about Moldovan situation
The three foreign ministers of the Baltic states on June 14 issued a joint statement expressing their concern about the situation in Moldova, the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The statement reads as follows:
Ministers agree Baltic Sea roadmap
A meeting of Foreign Ministers and other representatives of the countries around the Baltic Sea littoral met in Jūrmala, Latvia June 3 for the concluding meeting of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) before it is passed on to Denmark on the 1st of July.
Latvia and Russia talk in Rīga
On 30 May 2019 in Riga, the Head of the Bilateral Relations Directorate at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Ilgvars Kļava, held political consultations with the Director of the Second European Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergei Belyayev, according to a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
OECD chief Gurría visiting Latvia next week
On 23 May 2019, Latvia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurría, to discuss Latvia’s cooperation with the OECD.
Germany and Baltics talk Ukraine, Russia, security
On 21 May 2019, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, took part in the annual meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Baltic States and Germany in Hamburg, Germany, according to a release from his ministry.
Eastern Partnership still relevant, insists Rinkēvičs
Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs took part in a meeting of foreign ministers from the European Union (EU) and the Eastern Partnership (EP) countries in Brussels May 13, using the occasion to say that the EP initiative should remain one of the EU’s foreign policy priorities. 
President Vējonis to visit Italy
From 23 to 24 April 2019, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis will visit Italy on an official visit, along with First Lady of Latvia Iveta Vējone.
Bells ring out in Rīga in support of France and Notre Dame
Riga's Dom Cathedral joined other churches around Europe April 16 in ringing its bells to express solidarity with the people of Paris after a catastrophic fire caused extensive damage to the famous cathedral of Notre Dame in the French capital.
Ukraine bestows civil decoration on EC Vice President Dombrovskis
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has presented European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis with the Ukrainian Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise for his contribution in strengthening relations between Ukraine and the European Union and supporting Ukrainian sovereignty, LETA was informed by Dombrovskis' adviser Maija Celmiņa.
Latvia backs Ireland over Brexit situation
On 27 February Latvia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Minister of State for European Affairs of Ireland, Helen McEntee, who was in Riga on a visit, the Foreign Ministry said.
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.