The common goal of Latvia and Estonia is to promote security, prosperity and growth in the Baltic region

Latvia and Estonia are united by a common vision on important regional and international issues, and the common goal of both countries is to promote security, prosperity and growth in the Baltic region, meeting with Estonian President Alars Kariss.

As informed by the Saeima press service, Mūrniece congratulated Karis on taking office, as well as expressed satisfaction that the first foreign visit of the President of the neighboring country is to Latvia, on the same day as the visit to Finland. This confirms the close relations of the countries based on trust and solidarity, Mūrniece emphasized, emphasizing that Latvia and Estonia are good friends, neighbors and allies, and the co-operation between the two countries will continue to be equally active and multifaceted.

The Speaker of the Saeima pointed out that one of the highest priorities in both countries is the security and protection of the Baltic region. At a time when the Baltic border is facing a hybrid threat, it is especially important for Estonia and Latvia to strengthen their internal security, the capacity and capacity of their internal services.

The two sides discussed co-operation on infrastructure and digital solutions projects relevant to the region. Mūrniece noted that Latvia highly values ​​cooperation with Estonia in the Rail Baltica project. The Speaker of the Saeima also noted that Latvia and Estonia have always played a constructive role in strengthening Europe, and it is planned to continue to do so, especially in the digital sphere and the development of the green economy.

Together with the Speaker of the Saeima, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Saeima Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš (JV) met with the President of Estonia Karis.

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