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The Latvian Regulator will participate in the annual Energy Regulators Regional Association Conference

The Latvian Regulator will participate in the annual Energy Regulators Regional Association Conference

22.07.2014

On October 27-28, 2014, the 13th Energy Investment and Regulation Conference organised by the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) will take place in the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku. The Regulator as the authority responsible for regulation of the energy sector will represent Latvia providing up-to-date information about the energy sector in Latvia, reported office of Regulator in Latvia.

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Foreign Minister blacklists Russian singers Gazmanov, Kobzon and Valeriya

Foreign Minister blacklists Russian singers Gazmanov, Kobzon and Valeriya

21.07.2014

Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) has banned three popular Russian musicians - Oleg Gazmanov, Joseph Kobzon and Alla Perfilova, also known as Valeriya - from traveling to Latvia, informs Press and Information Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Estonian Air continues flights to Kiev

Estonian Air continues flights to Kiev

18.07.2014

The crash of the Malaysian passenger plane in Eastern Ukraine on Thursday does not affect Estonian national carrier Estonian Air's flights and fares – the airline will not redirect flight corridors and continues all the scheduled flights, including to Kiev, LETA/Postimees Online reports.


airBaltic planes do not fly over Eastern Ukraine

airBaltic planes do not fly over Eastern Ukraine

18.07.2014

Currently the airspace of Eastern Ukraine is closed, therefore aircraft of the national airline airBaltic do not fly over it, the company informed Nozare.lv, cites LETA.

Lithuanian energy minister met with European Commissioner Stefan Fule

Lithuanian energy minister met with European Commissioner Stefan Fule

18.07.2014

On 17 July, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovic met with Stefan Fule, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, during his visit to Lithuania, reported BC the Ministry of Energy.

18.07.2014

Latvian ambassador: crisis in Ukraine threatens global security

Crisis in Ukraine poses threat to European and global security, Latvian Ambassador to Ukraine Argita Daudze said in an interview with the Latvian Television show "Rita panorama" today, cites LETA.

18.07.2014

Latvia reached top in Pension Sustainability Index 2014

The global financial services company Allianz unveiled Pension Sustainability Index (PSI), which covers 50 states and places the Estonian pension system on the 11th position; in 2011, Estonia was located on the 13th position in the rankings, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports. Latvian pension system proved to be more sustainable.

18.07.2014

EP urges Russia to support Ukraine peace plan

Russia should back the peace plan offered by Ukraine, respect the ceasefire and withdraw its mercenaries via the retreat corridor, say European Parliament (EP) members (MEP) in a resolution passed on Thursday, cites LETA.

18.07.2014

Lithuanian ambassador to Ukraine awarded for fostering business relations

Lithuanian Ambassador to Ukraine Petras Vaitiekunas was awarded by Lithuanian Business Confederation award The Business Ambassador for his contribution representing Lithuania's business and political interests in Ukraine and for active efforts in developing democracy in Ukraine, reports LETA/ELTA.

18.07.2014

Latvian MFA: international community must support Ukraine and annihilate ''terrorist den''

After what has happened in Ukraine in regard to yesterday's Malaysia Airlines plane crash, the international community must not only give public political support, but also all other support necessary to ensure that the Ukrainian armed forces has the adequate arms to protect itself, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) said today, right before boarding a plane to Kiev, informs LETA.

17.07.2014

22.6 thousand Latvian residents chose to emigrate in 2013

The latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that due to international long-term migration (1) the number of Latvian population in 2013 dropped by 14.3 thousand persons or 0.7%, which is by 2.4 thousand more than in 2012, when the number of population due to international long-term migration decreased by 11.9 thousand or by 0.6%.

17.07.2014

EP assigns most Lithuanians delegates to work with Eastern Europe

On Thursday the European Parliament approved the composition of EP delegations to parliaments in non-EU countries, informs LETA/ELTA.

17.07.2014

Stefan Fule: there will be no pauses in Ukraine's path towards EU

Stefan Fule, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy who is paying a visit to Lithuania, assured that there will be no pauses in Ukraine's path towards the European Union. However, he did not predict when Ukraine could join the Union, reports LETA/ELTA.

17.07.2014

Mamikins from Latvia to be EP's main rapporteur on Georgia

European Parliament (EP) member Andrejs Mamikins (Harmony Center) will become the main EP rapporteur on Georgia, as the EP Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats decided, cites LETA.

17.07.2014

EU leaders can’t agree on top jobs

The European Union (EU) leaders have not been able to agree on top political appointments during the European Council meeting, according to Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity), informs LETA.

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