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European Parliament urges putting an end to illegal pet trade

To protect animal welfare, pet owners and public health, the European Parliament urges the European Union to come up with an action plan to put an end to illegal pet trade, BNN was informed by EP press-secretary in Latvia Jānis Krastiņš.

Belarusian citizen arrested in ABLV Bank money laundering case

On Saturday, 1 February, Riga City Latgale Suburb Court ruled on arresting one of the four foreign suspects in the criminal case regarding the laundering of EUR 50 million of illegally obtained funds at ABLV Bank. This person is a citizen of the Republic of Belarus.

Latvia searches for allies to prevent EU cohesion funding reduction

No member state of the European Union should suffer from a serious or disproportionate reduction of the EU multi-year budget for 2021-2027. This position is outlined in the declaration signed by 15 countries and approved at the recent EU Friends of Cohesion summit in Portugal.

Latvian government supports reaching EU’s climate neutrality goal by 2050

Latvia’s government has agreed on support for European Union’s goal to become one of the main regions to have reached net zero level of greenhouse gas emissions or climate neutrality by 2050.

October’s inflation in Latvia higher than average in EU and Eurozone

In October 2019, inflation in Latvia was higher than the average in the European Union and Eurozone, according to information published by Eurostat on Friday, 15 November.

Latvia may agree to postpone Brexit

Latvia may support postponing Brexit if it means preventing a no-deal exit, said press-secretary Mārtiņš Drēģers on behalf of Latvian Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs.

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