Posts tagged as disagreements

It is normal for coalition parties to fight for their interests, but it is important for these efforts not to become destructive

Thursday, July 25, 2019

It is normal for coalition parties to fight for their interests, but it is important for these efforts not to become destructive, the deputy head of the National Alliance’s group at Saeima Janis Dombrava told LETA, commenting the recent disagreements within the coalition. The politician said that political organizations usually try to draw attention to themselves, but that he hopes that the productive work of the coalition will continue. He…

Sweden opts for Patriot missile system amid growing Russia tensions

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Sweden will buy the Patriot air defense missile system from U.S. arms manufacturer Raytheon Co, the government said on Thursday, as it looks to boost its defenses amid growing tensions with Russia. Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), which handles military logistics, began negotiations over Patriot in November last year aiming to replace the current air defense system which cannot shoot down ballistic missiles. Negotiations were concluded in April and the…