Posts tagged as discuss

Belarus, Latvia discuss international cooperation in tackling consequences of pandemic

Friday, June 26, 2020

The foreign ministers of Belarus and Latvia discussed international cooperation in dealing with the the consequences of the pandemic, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus. “Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei had a telephone conversation with his Latvian counterpart Edgars Rinkevics on the initiative of the Latvian side. The ministers discussed the coronavirus response measures in Belarus and Latvia, measures to…

Report Authors Discuss Challenges of NATO’s Reinforcement of the Baltic Region

Friday, May 8, 2020

In the event of a major crisis or war in the Baltic region, NATO’s reinforcement of the local armed forces and enhanced Forward Presence battlegroups would require the rapid movement of large and heavy military formations across Europe. In their report “Until Something Moves: Reinforcing the Baltic Region in Crisis and War”, a collaboration between ICDS and CEPA, Lieutenant General (retired) Ben Hodges, Tony Lawrence and Colonel (retired) Ray Wojcik…

Armenia PM, Lithuania President discuss intensification of economic cooperation

Friday, May 8, 2020

Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had a video meeting Friday with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda. The parties exchanged views on the steps being taken to combat COVID-19. In this context, the assistance provided from the European Union to the Eastern Partnership, especially to Armenia, was mentioned. Prime Minister Pashinyan presented the process of reforms and priorities of the Armenian government. The President of Lithuania praised the determination of the Armenian…

NATO Secretary General discusses COVID-19 and disinformation with Lithuanian President

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda on Tuesday (5 May 2020), as part of his regular political consultations. The two leaders discussed NATO’s response to the COVID-19 crisis and how the Alliance continues to deliver strong deterrence and defence. The Secretary General underlined NATO’s commitment to Lithuania, including with a multinational battlegroup in Rukla, the Baltic Air Policing mission and maritime patrols in the Baltic…

NATO STRATCOMCOE to discuss COVID-19 responses online

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) returns April 28 with the third of its online discussion and question-and-answer sessions. This week’s online conversation has the theme “Country responses to COVID-19” with Ms Sudha David-Wilp (Deputy Director, German Marshall Fund Berlin Office), Mr Kjartan Hreinn Njalsson (Assistant to the Director of Health, Iceland) and Ms Elīna Lange-Ionatamišvili (Senior Expert, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence). “It’s been said that…

Crisis Management Council today might discuss possibility to close country’s borders

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Crisis Management Council today might discuss a possibility to close the country’s borders due to the outbreak of coronavirus Covid-19, according to the information at the disposal of LETA. Interior Ministry’s parliamentary secretary Signe Bole though told LETA that so far the ministry has not received an official request to prepare information on whether the borders can be closed and what practical measures can be taken from the prime…

Estonian president, US natl security adviser discuss cooperation between 2 states

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, who is on a working visit to the United States this week, met with US national security adviser Robert O’Brien at the White House on Wednesday evening to discuss security cooperation between Estonia and the United States as well as the geopolitical context of the Three Seas Initiative. “The Three Seas Initiative, the summit of which is to be held in Tallinn in June, is becoming…

Latvia and South Africa discuss legal and consular cooperation

Monday, March 2, 2020

In the wake of the various controversies surrounding the Kristīne Misāne extradition case , on 27–28 February 2020, the non-resident Ambassador of Latvia to the Republic of South Africa (RSA), Raimonds Jansons, and Counsellor, Head of the Consular Legal Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dagnija Lāce-Ate, were on a working visit to the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported February 28. “During the visit, meetings took place…

Lithuanian airport reps, health specialists to discuss actions over situation in Italy

Monday, February 24, 2020

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases has reached 152 in Italy, representatives of Lithuanian airports are meeting with specialists from the National Public Health Center to discuss additional protection measures at Lithuania’s airports. “We are soon meeting with NPHC specialists who are on watch at airports and we will discuss additional possibilities I wouldn’t want to specify as we still need to decide. But we will speak about additional…

Uzbekistan, Latvia discuss issues of deepening economic relations

Monday, January 20, 2020

Ambassador of Uzbekistan Kadambay Sultanov met with LDDK President Vitālijs Gavrilovs, in Riga, Uzbekistan MFA reports. Issues of supporting efforts on increasing economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and Latvia, as well as institutionalization of relations between business circles of the two countries were discussed at the meeting. Vitālijs Gavrilovs noted the prospects for joint efforts to further expand the export of Uzbekistan’s products to Latvia, as well as other Baltic and…