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Krišjānis Kariņš piedalās starptautiskajā konferencē Raisina Dialogs
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On 23 February 2024, the fourth day of his working visit in New Delhi, India, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Krišjānis Kariņš participated in a discussion panel on “Back to the Future: A New Era of Conflict in Europe?” as part of the Raisina Dialogue. At the meeting, he underlined the need for like-minded democracies across the globe to give assistance to Ukraine in order to safeguard international law rooted in the principles of the United Nations Charter.

“Russia, by invading Ukraine has violated, in a brutal and inhumane manner, the international law with the UN Charter at its core. As a way to safeguard international law, like-minded democracies all over the world must help Ukraine win the war against Russia,” Krišjānis Kariņš noted. The Foreign Minister underlined that Latvia and the majority oxf European countries were considerably increasing their defence expenditure and the capacity of military industry, thereby strengthening the capabilities of defence and deterrence against Russia.

Krišjānis Kariņš also met with experts from the Atlantic Council think-tank, Paula Dobriansky and Matthew Kroening, for a discussion on the security climate in the world, especially transatlantic cooperation in support of Ukraine in its fights against Russia’s full-scale aggression.

At the conclusion of his visit, the Foreign Minister visited the Embassy of Latvia in India. Krišjānis Kariņš engaged in a discussion with the Ambassador Juris Bone and the Embassy staff on the work of the diplomatic mission and latest developments in India. The Foreign Minister thanked Ambassador Bone and his team both for organizing of the visit and representing Latvia in India. 

23.02.2024. Ārlietu ministrs Krišjānis Kariņš piedalās starptautiskā konferencē “Raisina Dialogs”