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Friday, 30.01.2015, 20:29
Russia is not threatening the security of Latvia, Russian Ambassador to Latvia Alexander Veshnyakov said during his meeting yesterday with Defense Minister Raimonds Vejonis (Greens/Farmers), cites LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Latvia, Legislation, Russia, Security
On 28 January, Lithuania's Deputy Minister of National Defence Marijus Velicka and Lieutenant General Leonid Holopatiuk, deputy defence minister of Ukraine, signed the Bilateral Cooperation Plan 2015 of Lithuania and Ukraine during Velicka's visit in Kiev, Lithuania's ministry reported LETA/ELTA.
Security Police probing picture circulating on Internet promoting idea of ''Latgale people's republic''29.01.2015
The Security Police in Latvia have begun a probe into a picture circulating on the Internet promoting the idea of a ''Latgale people's republic'', LETA found out from the Security Police.
Estonian Defence Minister Sven Mikser together with the Chief of Defence Forces, Major General Riho Terras, the Finnish Defence Ministry Chancellor, Lieutenant General Arto Räty and the radar post Commander, Lt. Kalle Oruaas opened the new Estonian Air Force radar post in Tõikamäe, Valgamaa on Tuesday, with the help of which, Estonia and the surrounding airspace is covered by a single radar image, informs LETA.
A new Estonian Air Force radar post will be festively opened in Tõikamäe, Valgamaa, South East Estonia on Tuesday, which is an important part of Estonian and the NATO air surveillance system, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Minister of the Interior Saulius Skvernelis and United States Ambassador Deborah McCarthy discussed Lithuania-US relations in the area of internal affairs and prospects of future cooperation, reports LETA/ELTA.
Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Vejonis (Greens/Farmers) plans to request Saeima to approve an increase in the number of soldiers by 2,000 by 2018, informs LETA.