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Monday, 22.12.2014, 14:39
The euro has contributed greatly to Latvia during this time of uncertainty, the Bank of Latvia President Ilmars Rimsevics said in an interview with LETA.
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The official website of Latvia's presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) has been successfully launched and can be accessed at eu2015.lv, the presidency's spokeswoman Linda Jakobsone told LETA.
The number of low-income earners in Latvia was 63,705 in November 2014, which is 1,055 more than one month earlier, according to information provided by the Welfare Ministry, cites LETA.
It is currently impossible to promise anything in regard to teachers' salaries, however, it is safe to say that not all teachers will have higher salaries from September 1 next year, as Latvian Education Minister Marite Seile says in an interview with newspaper "Vesti", cites LETA.
It is highly likely that the government will decide tomorrow to call off Latvia's participation in "World Expo 2015" which is to take place in Milan next year, Economy Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola (Greens/Farmers) told members of the press after a meeting with the Cabinet ministers today, reports LETA.
2014 has been one of the most difficult and least successful years in the Latvian-Russian relations for the past twenty years, Russian Ambassador to Latvia Alexander Veshnyakov said during a meeting with several Latvian mass media, cites LETA.
The Russian singer Joseph Kobzon has filed a grievance at the Constitutional Court against his inclusion on Latvia's persona non grata list, informs LETA.