On 27 January 2023, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Edgars Rinkēvičs, will welcome a working visit from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden, Tobias Billström.
The officials intend to discuss the bilateral relations between Latvia and Sweden, regional cooperation and security situation in the region, including the war waged by Russia in Ukraine and assistance to Ukraine, Sweden’s accession to NATO, and the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
As part of his stay, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden will also have a meeting with representatives from the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, and will visit Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.
The meeting of the two Ministers will be followed by a joint press conference of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tobias Billström.
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11.30 – the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, welcomes the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Tobias Billström (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, K. Valdemāra 3, lobby on the 1st floor).
13.30–14.00 – a joint press conference of the Ministers.
Members of the media are requested to register their participation not later than at 14.00 on 26 January by contacting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at e-mail: email@example.com
Please plan your arrival not later than 20 minutes before the event.
The press briefing will be held as an in-person event, to be followed on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accounts.