On 13–14 February in Kuwait, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andrejs Pildegovičs, will represent Latvia at the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS and the International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq.
The meeting of the Global Coalition will discuss further tasks of the Coalition and contribution from the member states. The Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq will address topics related to the stabilisation of territories formerly controlled by ISIS and upcoming reconstruction efforts in the country.
Latvia is a member of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS and actively supports the efforts of the coalition to combat international terrorism in Iraq and Syria. Since the establishment of the Coalition in 2014, Latvia has sent its military instructors to Iraq and provided financial assistance to mine-clearance activities in Syria.