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Tuesday, 24.01.2017, 03:05
Latvian capital Riga and Belarus capital Minsk will make a joint bid for hosting the 2021 World Ice-Hockey Championship.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Belarus, Cooperation, Good for Business, Latvia
Arvi Kalakutai, a turkey meat product manufacturing and trade arm of Arvi ir Ko, a Lithuanian business group owned by Vidmantas Kucinskas, has launched a 30-million-euro complex in Belarus, reports LETA/BNS.
The Latvian government supports the Lithuanian position to demand the highest security standards at the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus, however, does not consider any laws to restrict electricity imports from the utility, says LETA/BNS Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics.
The Latvian Customs Police of the State Revenue Service on December 7, 2016, seized 5,213 grams of marijuana from a Volkswagen Passat car driven by a Belarus citizen. A criminal procedure has been launched, reports LETA.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has signed a decree scrapping visa requirements for the citizens of 80 countries, including 39 countries of Europe and of the United States.
Daugavpils Satiksme, the public transport company in Latvia’s southeastern Daugavpils city, had announced a tender for supply of trams, and the winner of the tender is a union of Belarus company Belkommunmas and Latvian Virtus SV, Daugavpils City Council reported LETA.
Lithuania will appoint a special ambassador for coordination of institutional actions over the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus close to the Lithuanian border, writes LETA/BNS.