“For Latvia the Helsinki Accords of 1974 and the Helsinki Final Act of 1975 set historical processes in motion. The ten points in the Accords spoke about sovereign equality, respect for the rights inherent in sovereignty. They called for refraining from the threat or use of force, inviolability of frontiers and territorial integrity of states,” emphasised Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima, in her address at a conference devoted to the 40th anniversary of the Helsinki Accords...
The ceremonial sitting of the Saeima on 4 May in honour of the 25th anniversary of the renewal of independence of the Republic of Latvia will take place at the Latvian National Theatre.  The ceremonial sitting will be addressed by Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima, as well as Loreta Graužinienė, Speaker of the Lithuanian parliament; Eiki Nestor, President of the Estonian parliament; and Einar K. Guðfinnsson, Speaker of the Icelandic parliament.  The ceremonial sitting...
In her address at the Conference of the Speakers of European Union Parliaments, Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima, urged EU parliaments to ratify the Association Agreements with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova. This year the annual Conference of the Speakers of European Union Parliaments was held on 20 – 21 April in Rome. The Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga scheduled for May should send a clear message about the EU’s political commitment to continue its involvement in the...
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