Prime Minister of Ukraine
Arseniy Yatsenyuk is on a working visit to the Republic of Latvia where he
arrived at the invitation of his Latvian counterpart Laimdota Straujuma.
On November 5, in the framework
of the visit there took place the first joint meeting in the history of foreign
relations between heads of government of the Baltic states and Ukraine: Prime
Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma, Prime
Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevičius (Lithuania) and Prime Minister of the
Estonia Taavi Rõivas.
The agenda of the trip includes
negotiations of Arseniy Yatsenyuk with head of Latvian government Laimdota Straujuma. Moreover, the
Prime Minister of Ukraine is scheduled to meet with President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis and Speaker of the Saeima of the
Republic of Latvia Inara Murniece.
The Head of Ukraine’s
Government is to participate in the 10th annual Riga conference – a prestigious
international forum which focuses on EU's geoeconomic role this
Apart from that, Arseniy
Yatsenyuk is due to meet with Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis, to pay a visit to the NATO Strategic
Communications Centre and a famous Ukrainian school in Riga.
In the frames of the visit the
Prime Ministers of Ukraine and Latvia will open a monument to Taras Shevchenko in Riga.