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Tuesday, 07.07.2015, 10:00
During an emergency Cabinet meeting yesterday, the government approved Latvia's position on providing asylum for refugees, agreeing that Latvia could take a total of 250 immigrants within the next two years, reports LETA.
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Latvia could take in about 250 refugees, Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) said after an emergency coalition meeting today, cites LETA.
Estonian Riigikogu members initiated a bill, which raises the term of validity of Estonian citizens' passports and aliens' passports from the current period of validity of five to ten years, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Regional visits for any president anywhere are a key aspect, and outgoing Andris Berzins of Latvia, in his four years, has scored 34, informs LETA.
Financial literacy of Latvian residents is gradually improving, according to study by the Financial and Capital Market Commission, cites LETA.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius says that discussions on how many refugees each member-state of the European Union can take in will most probably be based on a formula, which links the country’s GDP, and population, informs LETA/ELTA.
On July 1st 2015, the Government of Lithuania approved the amendments to the Civil Code, as prepared by the Justice Ministry, informs LETA/ELTA.