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World sends Baltic Way congratulations
Congratulations poured in from many well-known figures and institutions August 23 as the Baltic states celebrated 30 years since the historic events of the Baltic Way.
Baltic Prime Ministers meet up in Rīga
Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš played host to Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonia, and Saulius Skvernelis, Prime Minister of Lithuania on 23 August.
Five EU foreign ministers note Molotov-Ribbentrop pact anniversary
Foreign ministers from five European Union member states whose countries were once carved up as a result of the notorious Molotov-Ribbentrop pact (also known sometimes as the Hitler-Stalin pact) released a joint statement August 23 reminding the world of the effects of that infamous agreement.
Latvian embassies to remind the world about the Baltic Way
Latvia's diplomatic service is flagging up a series of events around the world in coming weeks "to continue highlighting and spotlighting the role of the Baltic Way in the history of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, as a step toward their reincorporation in the heart of Europe, the anniversary of the freedom campaign will also be marked in many places around the globe." 
Foreign Ministry opens new grant competition
Latvia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched its latest grant project competition this time with the catchy title: Support for Development Cooperation and Development (Global) Education Projects Funded by the European Commission and Other International Aid Donors in the Recipient Countries Defined by the Republic of Latvia and in the Republic of Latvia.
Latvia speaks up in defense of Russian protesters
Latvia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on August 5 released a statement defending the right of democratically-minded Russians to stage peaceful protests and sharply criticizing the heavy-handed response of the authorities in Moscow to such protests. 
Brexit negotiator Barnier updates Rīga
The European Union's negotiator during the so-called 'Brexit' negotiations with the United Kingdom, Michel Barnier, was in Rīga July 18 to update Latvian officials on the current state of the seemingly interminable process.
Latvia backs EU path for Albania, North Macedonia
On 18 June the Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, took part in the meeting of the European Union (EU) General Affairs Council in Luxembourg, using the occasion to express support for further EU enlargement.
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.