On 16 April, State Secretary of the Foreign Ministry of Latvia Andrejs Pildegovičs together with the Ambassador of Latvia to Ukraine Dr. Argita Daudze visited the city of Odessa in southern Ukraine.
At the meeting on 16 April, the North Atlantic Council approved the proposals which NATO's military authorities had prepared as tasked by NATO foreign ministers at their meeting of 1-2 April, to strengthen the Allied ability to respond to the crisis in Ukraine.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia conveys its deepest condolences to the Republic of Korea over the ferry disaster that claimed human lives and left hundreds of people missing.
On 15 April, the Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs was on a working visit to Finland where he met with the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö, Foreign Minister of Affairs Erkki Tuomioja, Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade Alexander Stubb, and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the Parliament, Timo Soini.
On 14 April in Bratislava, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to Austria Edgars Skuja presented his letters of credence to the President of Slovakia Ivan Gašparovič.
In a meeting with US senators, Foreign Minister Rinkēvičs to discuss closer cooperation of transatlantic partners
On 15 April, the Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs will meet with the US Republican Senators John McCain, John Barrasso and John Hoeven to discuss closer cooperation between transatlantic partners in providing assistance to Ukraine.
On 15 and 16 April, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Pildegovičs will make a working visit to Ukraine – Kyiv and Odessa.
On 14 April, the Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs took part in the meeting of the European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg. The focus of the meeting was on the situation in Ukraine and EU’s further action in relations with Russia.