On Wednesday, 14 February, Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima, met with Rt. Hon. John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, who is on an official visit to Latvia, first Speaker-level visit since 2000. Speaker Mūrniece expressed appreciation of the United Kingdom’s contribution in strengthening the security of the Baltic States and underlined the importance of further developing close partnership in such core areas as...
On Thursday, 8 February, the Saeima approved the draft decision “On the proposal to introduce sanctions against the officials connected to the Sergei Magnitsky case” elaborated by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Saeima. The decision tasks the Cabinet of Ministers with taking appropriate steps to include 49 individuals from Russia in the persona non grata list, banning them from entering the territory of the Republic of Latvia.  Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš, Chair of the...
On Thursday, 25 January, at the annual Foreign Policy Debate at the Saeima Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Latvian Parliament, stated: “In the upcoming elections this autumn, voters will decide on who will shape Latvia’s foreign policy and what it will be. Our greatest responsibility is and will be the strengthening of Latvia’s independence and security”. “Those seeking to divide the world into zones of influence by military force have not disappeared. Therefore,...
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Pirmdien, 19.februārī
10:45  Saeimas priekšsēdētājas V.E. Ināras Mūrnieces tikšanās ar Amerikas Savienoto Valstu Pārstāvju palātas kongresmeņiem
11:30  Nacionālās drošības komisijas sēde
13:35  Saeimas priekšsēdētājas V.E. Ināras Mūrnieces rīkotās darba pusdienas par godu Lietuvas Republikas parlamenta priekšsēdētāja V.E. Viktoras Pranckietis darba vizītei Latvijas Republikā
14:00  Saeimas Prezidija sēde