Through November 5 – 6, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk is
scheduled to fly to the Republic of Latvia on a working visit at the invitation
of his Latvian counterpart Laimdota Straujuma.
In the framework of the visit there will take place the first in the
foreign policy practice joint meeting of the heads of government of Ukraine and
the Baltic States: Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Laimdota Straujuma (Latvia), Algirdas Butkevičius (Lithuania) and Taavi Rõivas (Estonia). A new format of the dialogue aims to
strengthen and expand the strategic Baltic-Ukrainian collaboration. It is
expected that the talks between the heads of government would focus on maintaining
peace within the region, solidarity and joint counteraction to the Russian
aggression against our country and fundamental principles of international communication.
The parties would also tackle the development of political, economic and
humanitarian cooperation, practical assistance in ongoing reforming process in
Ukraine and its European integration.
In Riga Arseniy Yatsenyuk is to hold talks with Head of the Latvian
Government Laimdota Straujuma
to discuss urgent tasks of bilateral cooperation and internal transformations.
This theme will also be the core issue during meetings of the Prime Minister of
Ukraine with President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis and Speaker of the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia Inara Murniece.
The visit’s agenda envisages a meeting of the Prime Minister of Ukraine
with Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis
Dombrovskis, a visit of the NATO Strategic
Communications Centre and a famous Ukrainian school in Riga.
Prime Minister of Ukraine is to participate in the 10th annual Riga
conference – a prestigious international forum which focuses on EU's geoeconomic
role this year.
In the frames of the visit the Prime Ministers of Ukraine and Latvia will
open a monument to Taras Shevchenko in Riga.