“The state can exist as along as its people want it to exist or, in other words, as long as the people have a strong desire for their own state. It is a nation’s political choice – to exist as a titular nation with its own language, culture and collective memory, and to desire its own nation state. With this strong desire we as a society that is united by belonging to Latvia have become stronger, more cohesive, more similar in our understanding of the events of our past,...
Today, at the first meeting of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Saeima, its members elected Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš as the Chairman of the Committee. Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš was elected to the Saeima from the Unity Party. In the previous two convocations of the Saeima, Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš was the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, as well as a member of the European Affairs Committee and the Baltic Affairs Subcommittee. In the 10th Saeima Kalniņš headed the...
On Wednesday, 5 November, during its extraordinary plenary sitting, the Saeima, with 61 votes for and 39 votes against, approved Laimdota Straujuma as the Prime Minister and gave a vote of confidence to her Cabinet of Ministers.  Raimonds Vējonis, Minister for Defence; Edgars Rinkēvičs, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Rihards Kozlovskis, Minister for the Interior; Dace Melbārde, Minister for Culture; Uldis Augulis, Minister for Welfare; Anrijs Matīss, Minister for Transport and...
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Pirmdien, 24.novembrī
10:00  Baltijas Asamblejas, Ziemeļu Padomes, Beniluksa parlamenta, GUAM Parlamentārās Asamblejas un Višegradas valstu pārstāvju konsultācijas
14:00  Saeimas Prezidija sēde