On 15 August 2018, the Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs will meet with Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, who is coming to Latvia for an official visit.
The ministers intend to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries, including cooperation on strategic communication and strengthening independent media, which is important for providing the public with reliable and objective information. Other topics to be discussed include transatlantic relationship, with the focus on business, trade and security, as well as issues high on the international agenda.
As part of his visit, the UK Secretary of State, Jeremy Hunt, will also lay flowers at the Freedom Monument.
The United Kingdom is one of the main cooperation partners to Latvia in economy and trade, security and defence, and other areas.
Events for the media
8.55 – Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs welcomes the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Jeremy Hunt, to the Foreign Ministry
Photo & Video opportunity in the lobby
10.25–10.50 – The foreign ministers’ joint press conference (Languages: Latvian – English)
Photo & Video opportunity
Venue: MFA Press Conference Hall (1st floor)
11.00 – Flower-laying ceremony at the Freedom Monument