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12th Seimas (2016–2020)

Speaker of the Seimas congratulated Latvia on Independence Day

Press release, 18 November 2020


On behalf of the Seimas and on her own behalf, Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas, congratulated Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima of Latvia, and all Latvian people on Independence Day.

‘This year is a special time for our countries as we celebrate the 30th anniversaries of the restoration of independence of our states. Against this background, the 102nd anniversary of Latvia’s independence inspires us with strength and courage to build a secure future for our countries in the face of today’s challenges,’ the letter of congratulations of the Speaker of the Seimas reads.

Ms Čmilytė-Nielsen also underlined the importance of the common political direction of Lithuania and Latvia for the development of our countries.

‘Close relations and unity in bilateral and multilateral formats make our states stronger. The 13th Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and I personally are looking forward to continuing close bilateral parliamentary dialogue,’ the letter states.


Paulius Žeimys, Adviser to Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas, tel. +370 5 239 6030, e-mail: [email protected]


   Last updated on 11/18/2020 16:29
   Monika Kutkaitytė