Prime Minister to participate in an informal meeting with Latvian and Estonian counterparts


2016 08 26

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On Friday afternoon Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius leaves for Latvia to participate in a traditional informal meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Baltic Council of Ministers which takes places annually in one of the three Baltic states.

The Head of Government Algirdas Butkevičius will discuss matters concerning cooperation in the fields of energy, transport and other areas with the Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis and the Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, as well as the future of Europe after Brexit, the security situation in the region, the results of NATO summit in Warsaw, the Eastern partnership, amongst other topics.

Today discussions will take place in Daugavpils, and will be continued in Kraslava tomorrow; on Saturday the Prime Minister returns to Lithuania.

Last year the meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Baltic states of the same format took place near the Lithuanian coast.