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Gallery: president Alar Karis state visit to Latvia

Gallery: president Alar Karis state visit to Latvia

Upon the invitation of his Latvian counterpart Egils Levits, President Alar Karis and his wife Sirje Karis made a state visit to Latvia from 24th to 26th of April to discussions closer neighbourly relations, the construction of Rail Baltic, defence cooperation and energy security.

The Estonian head of state met with President Egils Levits, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš and Mayor of Riga Mārtiņš Staķis. He also met with Speaker of the Saeima Edvards Smiltēns and gave a speech in Estonian before the Latvian parliament.

At the heart of these meetings was closer neighbourly ties between Estonia and Latvia, in particular in the digital and defence fields, preparations for the NATO summit being held in Vilnius in July and continued support for Ukraine.

President was accompanied by business delegation, including Glimstedt partner Randu Riiberg,

Source: Office of the President of the Republic

Author: Randu Riiberg