Latvia beats Lithuania to OECD membership

Latvia will become the second Baltic state to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The country's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it had received an invitation to join the 34-country bloc often described as the rich club.
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics
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