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Sunday, 31.08.2014, 11:14
Saeima Speaker Solvita Aboltina (Unity) yesterday thanked the visiting President of the Bundestag, Norbert Lammert for Germany's solidarity with and support for Latvia, and stressed that close relations between the Baltic States and Germany is a priority in Latvia's foreign affairs.
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On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Chain, the three countries – Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania – are going to release a joint souvenir sheet. The souvenir sheet 25th Anniversary of the Baltic Chain will be put into circulation this Saturday, August 23, informed BC Lithuanian Post.
The two collectors coins – 25 and 50 litas – issued into circulation by the Bank of Lithuania to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way depict a tree that is symbolic of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia joining together in a living chain in the Baltic Way, reported BC press service of the Bank of Lithuania.
On Tuesday, 19 August, Latvijas Banka is issuing a new 5 euro collector coin dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way, reports the Bank of Latvia.
The roundtable discussion held by the Lithuanian Jewish Community has arrived at a conclusion that antisemitic attitudes of Lithuanians show the general cultural decline and sickness of the Lithuanian society, informs LETA/ELTA.
Skuba-Films is near completing production of a documentary feature: "Flowers to the Defeated: Remembering the Warsaw Uprising", as Atis Klimovics, one of the film makers, told LETA.
On May 4 in 1990, the Declaration on the Restoration of Independence of the Republic of Latvia was adopted – now a national celebration day in Latvia.