Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis met his Estonian and Lithuanian counterparts in Vilnius, Lithuania, on December 17.
The Latvian parliament on December 13 adopted a declaration condemning the aggressive actions of Russia in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch strait.
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.
The United States' ambassador to Latvia, Nancy Bikoff Pettit said December 9 that Latvia needs to do a lot more to tackle corruption or risk paying heavy financial, politicial and social penalties.
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.
Members of the Danish royal family became the latest aristocrats to pay a visit to Latvia during its centenary year on December 6.
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's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 26 joined several other countries in condemning what it described as Russia's "aggressive actions" in the sea of Azov which have resulted in clashes with Ukraine.
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.
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.
Latvian foreign minister Edgars Rinkēvičs will represent Latvia at the Northern Future Forum in Oslo, Norway, October 29.
The Baltic Assembly, a meeting of parliamentarians from all three Baltic states, is taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania October 25-26.
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.
On 16 October 2018, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers approved a draft resolution prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which will give additional money to a range of interntional organizations of which Latvia is a member.
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 on September 24 becomes the latest head of state to visit Latvia during its centenary year.
Pope Francis has released a video address to the Baltic states via the Vatican's YouTube online channel ahead of his much-discussed visit.
The Baltic Assembly meets September 20 and 21 in Latvia, with the agenda including changing of clocks.
Latvia's President Raimonds Vējonis participated in a discussion at a meeting of the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China, on September 19.
On 18-19 September, the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) convenes in Riga for its first meeting chaired by the Latvian Presidency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs repors.
Latvian president Raimonds Vējonis met his Chinese counterpart September 18 in Beijing. From 15 September to 20 September 2018 Vējonis is paying a working visit to the People’s Republic of China with his meeting with Xi Jinping one of the main events.
13 European Union non-executive presidents continue informal talks today on the final day of the so-called "Arraiolos" meeting.
Latvia plays host September 13 and 14 to a collection of European heads of state, meeting under the auspices of the "Arraiolos group" which involves non-executive presidents and includes the presidents of Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, Croatia, Estonia, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, and Germany in addition to the host.
The annual Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdrój, Poland, begins September 4, with the future path of Europe on the agenda.
The Latvian and Estonian governments on August 21 held a joint meeting at the National Library of Latvia, commemorating the countries' centenary and discussing regional safety, energy, and information exchange, reported LTV.
The Latvian Foreign Ministry has expressed condolences over the flash flood that killed at least ten people on August 20 in Italy.
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.