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Wednesday, 23.04.2014, 12:50
The subject was Ukraine yesterday in talks between Latvian officials and visiting U.S. Congressional representative from Minnesota Michelle Bachman (R), informs LETA.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Latvia, Legislation, USA
Joint-stock Valmieras stikla skiedra (Valmiera Fiberglass, VSS) is planning to broaden the Valmiera Glass Group by establishing a new subsidiary called Valmiera Glass USA Corp in the United States, according to the company's announcement at the Riga Stock Exchange, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with U.S. Republican Senators John McCain, John Barrasso and John Hoeven. The main points of discussion were the situation in Ukraine and the threats it posed to the security of Europe and the Baltic region, reports BC presidential press service.
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.
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.