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State Secretary welcomes new Ambassadors of Lebanon and Mali on their accreditation visits

State Secretary Pelšs and the Ambassador of Mali discussed bilateral relations and the opportunities for promoting cooperation in various formats, including in international organisations

On 9 March 2020, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andris Pelšs, met with the Ambassador of Lebanon, Rina Charbel, and the Ambassador of Mali, Oumou Sall-Seck. In a conversation with the Lebanese Ambassador, the State Secretary discussed the bilateral relations between Latvia and Lebanon and developments…

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In a meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkēvičs discusses Latvian-Egyptian cooperation and developments in Libya

The Latvian Foreign Minister encouraged the Egyptian side to open an embassy in Latvia with a view to intensifying the Latvian-Egyptian dialogue

On 16 February 2020 in Munich, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Foreign Minister of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, for a discussion on the promotion of bilateral cooperation between Latvia and Egypt. The meeting took place in the margins of the Munich Security Conference. Edgars…

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Latvia Hosts First Official Visit of an Egyptian Foreign Minister

The Ministers discussed bilateral economic and political relations between Latvia and Egypt, the latest developments in the Middle East and the EU-Egypt dialogue

On 17 October 2019, the Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, who was in Latvia on an official visit. It is noteworthy that this is the first visit in history to Latvia by an Egyptian Foreign Minister to…

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Foreign Minister to participate in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa

In the course of the event, a high-level debate is planned on the future of the region, as well as on security, social and economic challenges and opportunities

On 6 and 7 April 2019, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs will represent Latvia at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in Jordan. In the course of the event, a high-level debate is planned on the future of the region, as well as on security, social…

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The Ambassador of Latvia Iveta Šulca accredited in Ethiopia

Ambassador Iveta Šulca and the Ethiopian President discussed the possibilities of developing a political dialogue and expanding the legal framework

On 28 March 2019, in an official accreditation ceremony, the Ambassador of Latvia, Iveta Šulca, presented her credentials to the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Sahle Work Zewde. Ambassador Iveta Šulca and the Ethiopian President discussed the possibilities of developing a political dialogue and expanding the legal…