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  • From left: Carol Urban and Dean Ērika Teirumnieka(U.S. Department of State)

    Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Carol Urban (left) at the state-of-the-art Faculty of Engineering of Rezekne University during her official visit to Rēzekne.

  • Performers on stage (U.S. Department of State)

    Complexions Contemporary Ballet from New York performs at the opening of the 20th International Baltic Ballet Festival in Riga.

  • Aris Brimanis addresses young hockey players (U.S. Department of State)

    Sports Envoy and former NHL player, Aris Brimanis, leads ice-hockey clinics for more than 300 young players in Liepāja, Jelgava, Ventspils, and Brocēni.

  • From left: Moderator Pauls Raudseps, Ojārs Kalniņš, Pete Anderson, Doug Jaeger, and Nick Binkley (U.S. Department of State)

    Producers of the documentary "Free to Rock" and its Latvian participants, Pīts Andersons and Ojārs Kalniņš, take questions from the public at the premiere in Riga.

  • A group of people next to a ship (U.S. Department of State)

    Chargé d'Affaires Hudson-Dean, Latvian Minister of Defense Vējonis, and Riga Mayor Ušakovs view the offloading of U.S. military equipment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve at the Riga Port.

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  • U.S. Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security to Visit Latvia

    While in Latvia, Under Secretary Gottemoeller will meet with members of Parliament and officials at the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Interior to discuss international and regional security, arms control, nonproliferation, NATO, and bilateral security cooperation. She will also tour the Corner House (Stūra Māja). 

  • U.S. Senator Portman Visited Latvia

    While in Latvia, Senator Portman met with senior government officials at the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense and Internal Affairs to discuss NATO issues. Senator Portman also met with local MPs and tour the Adazi military base to discuss security issues and cooperation.  

  • Chargé d'Affaires Sharon Hudson-Dean Visited Liepāja

    Chargé d'Affaires Sharon Hudson-Dean participated in the commemoration ceremony in Liepāja to honor the U.S. airmen presumed lost when their aircraft was shot down by Soviet fighter planes on April 8, 1950. During her visit, Chargé d'Affaires Sharon Hudson-Dean participated in several events to recognize the 65th anniversary of the loss of a U.S. Navy aircraft and visited the Latvian Naval Headquarters.  

  • U.S. Special Envoy Nicholas Dean Visited Latvia

    U.S. Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Nicholas Dean made an official visit to Latvia to discuss the ongoing process of restitution of Holocaust-era Jewish communal and religious properties.  


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