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Ceturtdiena 21.06.2018 | Name days: Monvīds, Egita, Emīls

Belarusians want to start the production of road transport in Latvia

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In the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Sergei Martynov, the President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers discussed the possibilities to further the economic relations and cooperation between the two countries.

As it was reported in president.lv, during the meeting, the talks mainly concerned the improvement of economic relations between the two neighbouring countries by using the infrastructure of both countries, including, Latvia’s ports. S. Martynov expressed interest to create joint ventures of trolley bus, bus and tram car production in Latvia.

Also during the meeting, the President of Latvia conveyed his satisfaction about the improvement of relations between Belarus and European Union (EU), and discussed the opportunities the EU market would provide for Belarus. Moreover, Valdis Zatlers stressed that in order to further relations between Belarus and EU; Belarus should also consider the possibilities to accommodate its legislation environment.

At the end of the meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus also touched upon the issues of education system, and thanked V. Zatlers for the visit he paid to Belarusian school in Latvia, saying that it was highly appreciated by the Belarusian community. S. Martynov informed that the government of Belarus is currently working on providing the Belarusian school in Riga with financial aid.


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