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Aboltina doesn’t try to deny news about her political meeting with Lembergs in Dubai

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUCurrent chairperson of the board of Unity and head of Latvian Saeima’s National Security Committee Solvita Aboltina only denies information about her allegedly drinking wine with Aivars Lembergs in Dubai. She does not deny the fact of meeting with the criminally accused politician in such an exotic part of the world.

This was her first and most evasive comment on the unofficial news about the ‘political date’ between her and Lembergs.

Information about Aboltina’s and Lembergs’ meeting in Dubai had surfaced for the first time at the beginning of 2015, largely thanks to the always talkative wife of lawyer Romualds Vonsovics Baiba Strautmane, who had flown to the United Arab Emirates with her family. In addition, ex-politician Ainars Slesers was also in the same plane with them, as reported by Pietiek.

Strautmane was the one who noticed Aboltina in the plane. Later it became known that Riga Regional Court had permitted Lembergs to leave the country to go on a trip to Dubai at the end of December.

Considering all the coincidences and photos taken by witnesses, it is no surprise the story about Aboltina sitting at the same table as Lembergs in one of Dubai’s hotels, possibly Hotel Atlantis Dubai, and discussing political perspectives has surfaced.

Aboltina remained silent about this ‘political date’ for more than a year. She has finally provided an answer in her interview to Ir magazine about her apparent exotic meeting with Lembergs.

«What is your relationship with Lembergs? There have been claims in the public space and Twitter that you had drunk wine with him in the United Arab Emirates. Others say they you contact him often,» – Ir asked Aboltina.

By providing an evasive answer, the politician did not even try to deny the fact of the ‘political date’ taking place. Instead, she said: «I have never once in my entire life spoken to Lembergs on a phone. And I have never drunk wine with him either.»

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  1. Ilmars says:

    Aboltina has been in bed with Lemsbergs for years. The way that she coerced her Unity party colleagues to vote for Lemsbergs UGF party was a national disgrace. This explains why Lemsbergs UGF has the presidentcy and the prime ministership when UGF only got 20% of the vote.
    And its no surprise that another crook, Slesers, wasn’t far away.
    Latvian politics is rotten to the core.

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  2. jj says:

    Although I live in Latvia, I don’t know Latvian well enough to fully understand Latvian politics.

    However I do understand enough to know that what you write about Lembergs (and Aboltina and Slesers) is very true.

    What I don’t understand is why the population allow this to continue and why so many still seem to support these people!

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