On 18 September 2019, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, will meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, who will be in Latvia on an official visit on 17–18 September. The Ministers intend to discuss current bilateral relations between Latvia and Armenia, cooperation between the European Union and Armenia, and regional developments.
As part of his visit, the Armenian Foreign Minister is also to meet with the President of Latvia, Egils Levits; the Speaker of the Saeima (Latvian Parliament), Ināra Mūrniece; and members of the Saeima group for promoting cooperation with the Parliament of Armenia.
Events for the media on 18 September
- At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (K. Valdemāra iela 3):
11.00 Edgars Rinkēvičs welcomes Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan to the Foreign Ministry (in the lobby). Photo & Video Opportunity.
12.50–13.10 Joint Press Conference of the Foreign Ministers (Press Conference Hall, 1st floor. Languages: Latvian/English). Photo & Video Opportunity.
- At the Freedom Monument:
13.20–13.30 – a flower-laying ceremony at the Freedom Monument. Photo and video opportunity.
- At the Saeima:
10.20 – a meeting with the Speaker of the Saeima, Ināra Mūrniece (Jēkaba iela 11, Visitors’ Hall). Photo & video opportunity at the start of the meeting.
Media representatives are requested to plan their arrival on time, but not later than 30 minutes before each event.