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Monday, 27.06.2016, 01:33
Latvia is currently the world's 32nd most peaceful country and its situation is more peaceful than that of the two other Baltic States, according to the Global Peace Index 2016, drawn up by the Institute for Economics & Peace, reports LETA.
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LDz Apsardze (LDz Security), a subsidiary of the Latvian state-owned railway company Latvijas Dzelzcels (LDz), at the meeting of railway security companies from Russia, Kazakhstan and Latvia in St.Petersburg signed an agreement about closer cooperation in guarding of freight trains to increase security of cargos, the company reported LETA.
Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on May 26th applauded the Lithuanian "open policy" amid the European Union's (EU) efforts to settle the biggest refugee crisis since World War II, informs LETA/BNS.
Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand on May 25th discussed the future of the European Union and preparations for the upcoming NATO Warsaw Summit at a meeting with her U.K. counterpart Philip Hammond in London, reports LETA/BNS.
The costs that Estonia needs to incur as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council may amount to more than three million euros, MPs said on May 24th, cites LETA/BNS.
The number of run-down buildings in Riga that pose threat to the public is increasing with each passing day, Riga Construction Board head Inguss Vircavs said in an interview with the LNT television today, reports LETA.
Presenting to the German government the Estonian experience with e-government and cyber security on May 24th, Prime Minister Taavi Roivas said the introduction of e-services does not have to mean that people's privacy will suffer, informs LETA/BNS.