Although children infected with Covid-19 usually suffer mild to moderate symptoms, it is better to avoid such a scenario, as there are often after effects, said pediatrician Dana Isarova, acting head of the Infection Control Service at the Children’s Clinical University Hospital. Isarova said that in more severe cases, childrenContinue Reading

The United States’ leadership in NATO is important to Latvia, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) told US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Wednesday.  As LETA was told at the Foreign Ministry, the foreign ministers of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia met with Blinken during a meeting of NATO foreignContinue Reading

Latvia still has much to do in order to submit its application for the EU Recovery and Resilience Facility to the European Commission, said European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis (New Unity). “Negotiations among Latvia’s representations and responsible European Commission’s services have launched. The first observation is that plan meetsContinue Reading

Lithuania would back softening of self-isolation requirements for incoming people by increasing the rate threshold that makes self-isolation mandatory, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says, adding that a common position of the EU or at least the Baltic states is needed for that. “Speaking of countries that are subjected toContinue Reading

The clear position of the Baltics and Poland ”set the tone” for the EU’s common stance on the situation in Belarus, President Egils Levits said while addressing Saeima today. In his opinion, an active and competent foreign policy is one of the cornerstones of Latvia’s sustainability, because visibility and influenceContinue Reading

Currently, one NATO battalion is stationed in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, and a very limited contingent of the American military is present in rotation, which, after conducting exercises with local armies, leaves the country. The Baltic politicians believe that this is not enough. After all, the deployment of a largeContinue Reading