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Thursday, 17.04.2014, 04:03
Yesterday evening, Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) telephoned Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada to discuss the situation in Ukraine. The phone call took place at the initiative of the Canadian side, LETA was informed by the State Chancellery.
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Visiting U.S. Senator John McCain, following his meeting with President Andris Berzins today, denied reports that a new military base could be established in Latvia, informs LETA.
The presentation of the Astana Economic Forum was held in the historical center of the Financial District of New York – Wall Street. A unique Kazakhstani project was presented to the heads of international financial and investment companies, as well as experts of world stock exchanges.
Estonian head of State Toomas Hendrik Ilves met with US senators John McCain and John Hoeven in the Presidential offices in Kadriorg on Monday, writes LETA/ National Broadcasting.
Estonian finance ministry chancellor Veiko Tali and U.S. Ambassador to Estonia Jeffrey D. Levine signed on Friday an information exchange agreement, the aim of which is to increase the tax obedience of owners of foreign bank accounts, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
On Thursday, diplomatic relations were established between Latvia and Liberia in New York, LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry.
The global travel search site Skyscanner conducted a search for the world's 20 most hipster neighbourhoods around the world. Their conclusions? The energetic and vibrant Miera iela in Rīga is the most hip of them all!