Foreign policy Egils Levits
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H. E. Ms Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President of the Hellenic Republic, and Mr Pavlos Kotsonis will visit Latvia on 1-3 June. Official visit will mark the 100 years of Latvia-Greece diplomatic relations. Security in Europe will be the main focus of the agenda as President Levits and President Sakellaropoulou will discuss Russian invasion of Ukraine, Europe’s future and cooperation between the two countries.

Agenda on the first day of visit, 1 June, will include official welcoming of President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Mr Pavlos Kotsonis on the Riga Castle square, meeting between delegations, joint press conference by Mr Levits and Ms Sakellaropoulou and flower ceremony at the Freedom Monument.

On the second day of visit, 2 June, President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou will meet with Jānis Sārts, Director of NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, and judges of Latvia’s Constitutional Court. Ms Sakellaropoulou will then visit Latvian National Museum of Art, exhibition ‘Purvītis’, which marks the 150th birthday of exceptional Latvian landscape artist Vilhelms Purvītis, and regular display of renovated Museum of Occupation, which will be inaugurated days before the official visit of Greek president on 30 May. President of Hellenic Republic and Mr Pavlos Kotsonis will donate a book for People’s Bookshelf of National Library of Latvia and will conclude the second day of visit to Latvia at NOASS Art Centre where they will open the exhibition on 100th anniversary of Latvia-Greece diplomatic relations.

On 3 June, the last day of visit, President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Mr Pavlos Kotsonis will meet with Speaker of the Saeima Ināra Mūrniece and Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš.