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Monday, 10.03.2014, 13:17
At a meeting with President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzõ Abe, announced that Japan will be participating in the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, will start bilateral cyber security co-operation with Estonia and wishes to join the Internet Freedom Coalition and establish close relations with the Nordic and Baltic countries, informed BC presidential press service.
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If economic sanctions are imposed against Russia over its invasion in Ukraine, they will also affect Latvia since around 60% of cargo handled by Latvian ports comes from Russia, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity) says in an interview with newspaper Biznes&Baltija, cites LETA.
In 2014, the 6th International Advertising and Marketing Festival “White Square” will be held in Minsk on April 24-26. For the six years of its operation "White Square" has become a leading business forum on the exchange of international best practice in the field of marketing and advertising in our country.
The Russian veterinary and phyto-sanitary board Rosselhoznadzor allowed starting Friday three Estonian food producers to continue importing goods to Russia, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama discussed Russia's actions in Ukraine in calls with European, including Baltic, state leaders on Saturday, March 8th, reports LETA/AFP.
On Friday, March 7th 2014, on the behalf of Vilnius City and Lithuania, Vilnius Mayor Arturas Zuokas made a delegation from Ukrainian city Lvov a present of a mobile medical clinic. If necessary, it may be used as an operating room, informs LETA/ELTA.
Approximately 80 people gathered outside the Russian Embassy building in Riga yesterday for a rally against Russian media propaganda, LETA observed.
The jury lineup of the VI International Marketing and Advertising "White Square 2014" Festival, which will be held this year in Minsk on April 24-26, is formed.
Yesterday, Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs (Greens/Farmers) had a meeting with Israeli Ambassador to Latvia Hagit Ben-Yaakov to discuss cooperation opportunities in agriculture, the Agriculture Ministry informed LETA/Nozare.lv.
The foreign ministers of the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries began a two-day meeting in Narva, North East Estonia on Thursday, foreign ministry press department reports LETA.
On Thursday, March 6, an extraordinary meeting of the European Council was held in Brussels on the situation in Ukraine where Latvia was represented by Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, reports advisor to the Prime Minister for public relations affairs Andis Blinds.
The Estonian Prosecutor's Office started a criminal investigation on Thursday over the leaking of a phone call recording of a conversation between Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton on the Internet, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
On Thursday, the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania turned to the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic Of Lithuania asking to evaluate whether there was no violation of the Penal Code in the Russian TV shows broadcasted by the Lithuanian Cable TV, informs LETA/ELTA.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius see the possible financial threats related to the events in Ukraine for those companies whose activities are closely related to Ukraine and Russia, informs LETA/ELTA.
Today, Latvia’s Saeima adopted a resolution strongly condemning Russia's military aggression in Ukraine, while at the same time emphasizing Latvia's unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial unity, as well as the legitimate, informs LETA.