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Saturday, 23.08.2014, 14:24
Finance Minister Andris Vilks (Unity) has become the longest-serving finance minister of Latvia.
Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Latvia, Legislation
The next government of Latvia will have to additionally allot at least EUR 40 million to the healthcare sector in 2015, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) told the press representatives yesterday, cites LETA.
"Russia's goals are actually very short-sighted", believes the former head of the Constitutional Protection Bureau, Janis Kazocins, reports LETA.
News portal delfi.lv has registered a significant increase in the number of visits in July 2014, getting ahead of the long-time leader Inbox.lv for the first time, according to data provided by the Internet research company Gemius, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
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.
The Coalition Council has come to agreement on the measures necessary to support local agricultural producers in procurement procedures, Unity's Saeima group leader Dzintars Zakis informed the press representatives yesterday, reports LETA.
Taking into consideration the developments in Ukraine, the Baltic countries need to beef up their eastern borders, the retired fleet admiral Andrejs Mezmalis, who has served in the U.S. and Latvian armies, said in an interview on Latvian State Radio yesterday, cites LETA.