Posts tagged as declaration

France, Latvia, Lithuania make joint declaration on ‘protection of democracies’

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

France, Latvia and Lithuania have released the text of a joint declaration on the importance of protecting democracy. It is reprduced below in full and is signed by French President Emmanuel Macron, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda and Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš — not President Egils Levits, who welcomes Macron to Rīga later on Tuesday. The declaration drops broad hints about the direction future European Union policy should take in several important…

Termination of ReRe Būve 1 contract is declaration of war on construction mafia

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Architect Zaiga Gaile calls the decision of Latvia’s State Real Estate (SRE) to terminate the contract with construction company ReRe Būve 1 for the restoration of New Riga Theatre a declaration of war against the mafia of large construction companies. During a press-conference organized by SRE, the author of New Riga Theatre’s reconstruction project Gaile congratulated the state institution for the cardinal decision she believes to be a brave step. «Since July…

Saeima committee urges approval of declaration for protection of UK citizens’ rights in Latvia

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Saeima’s Foreign Affairs Committee has prepared a decision project for the protection of rights of Britain’s and Northern Ireland’s citizens in Latvia after Brexit. This decision project will be submitted to the Saeima for approval soon, as confirmed by the parliament’s press-service. «With this declaration we want to prevent possible problems that could surface if UK leaves the EU without clear conditions, as well as to prove that UK citizens…

Estonia welcomes US declaration of non-recognition of Crimea annexation

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser (SDE) on Wednesday welcomed the Crimea Declaration issued by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo affirming the US’ non-recognition of the occupation and illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia. “I welcome today’s declaration by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on not recognising the illegal annexation and occupation of Crimea,” Mikser said in a statement released by the ministry. “Crimea is and will remain…