On March 5, late in the evening,a 30-minute telephone conversation between the President of Latvia Andris Bērziņš and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, which was initiated by the U.S. Vice President, took place. In the framework of the conversation a wide range of issues related to the security situation in the region, that was caused by the crisis in Ukraine, was discussed.
Latvia strongly supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine and believes that any steps aimed at splitting the Ukrainian society and contesting its territorial integrity, should be strongly condemned.
President of Latvia Andris Bērziņš attended a dinner hosted by the president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, on Thursday, February 6, to honour the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. During the event, the President met with other world leaders.