Edgars Rinkevics

EU Council presidency to be factored into President Bērziņš' Victory Day invitation to Moscow, foreign minister says

In deciding whether Latvian President Andris Bērziņš should attend Russia 's Victory Day celebrations in Moscow on May 9, he should take into account...

Baltic leaders to make first euro cash withdrawal in after-midnight Vilnius ceremony

The press service of the Lithuanian prime minister has announced that on the night of 1 January Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius, together with his...

Lithuanian foreign minister receives human rights award

The Vilnius-based Human Rights Monitoring Institute (HRMI) presented its annual human rights award to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas...

Lithuanian parliament speaker says Latvia's foreign minister should have come out to voters before elections

Speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament leader of the Labour party Loreta Graužinienė has said that Latvia ’s Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics , who...

Lithuanian foreign minister and human rights activist greet Latvian foreign minister's coming out

Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics came out as gay on Thursday, stirring reactions across the Baltics. Lithuanian foreign minister congratulated his...