President of Latvia, Egils Levits@valstsgriba , hosted a credentials-presentation ceremony at the Riga Castle for His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic Mr Stefano Maria Taliani de Marchio. Photos:
Read the address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the opening of the conference “Future Horizon Europe Implementation in Latvia” here:
While meeting with European Commission's Director General for Research and Innovation Jean Eric Paquet, President Levits stressed the role of research and innovation in addressing the major challenges faced by Latvia and the whole Europe:
Today we mark the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. Around two million people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania formed a 600km long human chain, demonstrating their unity in their efforts towards freedom. They helped overcome divisions and unify Europe. #BalticWay30
I can totes hear you screaming outside #Latvia I'm laying in bed naked.
Sgt. 1st Class Mihail Golin, 34, moved to the United States in 2004 from Latvia, and joined the Army a few months later. He was on his fourth combat deployment when he was killed Monday in Afghanistan. RIP.