Lithuanian PM suggests holding first joint sitting of Lithuanian and Latvian governments

Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius participated in the 6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) in Jurmala, Latvia. He met with his Latvian counterpart Laimdota Straujuma to discuss intergovernmental cooperation and bilateral and multilateral meetings that are planned to be held in Lithuania.
Laimdota Straujuma, Algirdas Butkevičius
Laimdota Straujuma, Algirdas Butkevičius
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