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Dendias meeting with Latvian Foreign Minister: NATO bodies to respect all allies and the principles of the Alliance

"The bodies of the Alliance, starting with its leadership, the general secretary, must respect and honor all the allies and the principles of the Alliance", underlined the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias in his statements...

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is hurting the Baltic countries’ relations with China

China's refusal to condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine played a role in Estonia's decision to leave the 16+1 initiative, the Baltic country's top diplomat said. "It was definitely a factor we had in mind when we made...

Latvia’s parliament labels Russia a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

Latvia's parliament on Thursday labeled Russia a "state sponsor of terrorism" over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and called on Western allies to impose tougher sanctions on the Kremlin to end the war. "Latvia recognizes Russia's actions in...

Gazprom stopped supplying natural gas to Latvia

LAST UPDATE: 10:56 Russia's Gazprom said today it has stopped supplying natural gas to neighboring Latvia, accusing it of violating terms on receiving Russian gas, Reuters reported. Russia has already cut off gas supplies to Poland, Bulgaria, Finland,...

Latvian energy companies are buying natural gas from Russia in euros, according to Latvijas Gaze

Latvian energy company Latvijas Gaze is currently buying natural gas from Russia and paying in euros instead of the rubles required when dealing with Russian gas giant Gazprom, the company said today. "We buy natural gas from...

Latvia prohibits by law the import of natural gas from Russia

The import of natural gas from Russia to Latvia is now prohibited, with a law approved by the Latvian parliament on Thursday. The ban is part of a package of measures for Latvia to diversify its gas...