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Latvia
Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole

Press releases

High voltage post
21.02.2018 - 11:43

Creating a true EU electricity market to benefit consumers

“We want to do away with heavy state subsidies and instead let the market do the job of supplying industries and households with affordable and secure energy inside the EU”, said the EPP...
Bitcoins
29.01.2018 - 14:46

Transparency against terror financing and tax evasion

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "It will get much tougher to remain unseen when doing shady financial transactions. With this decision, Europe's financial...
EU - Russia
17.01.2018 - 15:10

Preventing Russian interference with European elections

“The great battle of disinformation is already happening and is being fought on digital platforms. But it's a battle we're already late in preparing for. Disinformation and propaganda...
CETA
20.09.2017 - 10:42

Europe leads on rules-based trade: CETA comes into force

Following seven years of negotiations, the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will provisionally enter into force tomorrow. "The deal marks a milestone in EU-Canada relations and...

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Sandra Kalniete MEP and Ruslana
News
12.11.2014 - 09:00

#Europe4Ukraine: a Marshall Plan is needed for Ukraine

Defending Ukraine and its European choice is of vital interest for the European Union. By defending Ukraine we are defending our core values and principles, our identity and security Sandra...
Believe in people
News
01.05.2014 - 10:15

EU 2004 enlargement: a miracle of freedom

10 years ago, on 1 May 2004, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Cyprus, Malta and Slovenia joined the European Union. It was the biggest EU widening...
Krišjānis Kariņš MEP
News
14.01.2014 - 16:06

Euro symbolises Latvia’s reintegration into Europe

The Euro marks Latvia’s reintegration into Europe. But what does it mean for Latvians? Benefits for Latvian citizens and companies My neighbour is an older guy who for the last couple of...
rusty barbed wire
News
03.05.2013 - 10:30

Exhibition ' The Latvian Tragedy-1941'.

On Tuesday, May 7th, Sandra Kalniete MEP, will host the opening of the exhibition 'The Latvian Tragedy-1941'. Set in the frame of a single terrible year suffered by Latvia, this exhibition...

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Highlights of the week

Brexit

European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...
Copyright

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...
Taxes

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...