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Wednesday, 03.09.2014, 00:22
The first "AirDog" auto-follow action sports drones from Latvia could become available already in November 2014, founder Helico Aerospace Industries Edgars Rozentals said in an interview with the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
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While it has not yet been calculated precisely how much Estonia will spend on organising the visit of President Barack Obama to Tallinn next week, Minister of Internal Affairs Hanno Pevkur estimated that the amount would exceed half a million euros, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
At the beginning of July 2014, the United States Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of a new anti-cancer drug in medicine, the active ingredient of which was invented and synthesized in Latvia, the head of the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Ivars Kalvins informed LETA.
Possible shale gas import by Lithuania through the Liquefied Natural Gas terminal which is currently under construction was discussed at the meeting between President Dalia Grybauskaite and the US Congress delegation, reports LETA/ELTA.
The U.S. magazine New York Times admires Latvia's Baroque-style Rundale Palace, calling it the "Latvian Versailles", cites LETA.
Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet opened on Wednesday together with Brazilian Foreign Minister Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado the Estonian Embassy in Brazil's capital Brasilia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
At the meeting with General Paul J. Selva, Commander of US Transportation Command of the Department of Defence (USTRANSCOM), Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius urged the US to more actively employ Lithuania's transportation and logistics infrastructure, informs LETA/ELTA.