Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden at the National Library of Latvia

The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release August 24, 2016 National Library of Latvia Riga, Latvia 6:10 P.M. (Local) THE VICE PRESIDENT: That’s a graceful entrance. (Laughter.) I say to — I don’t often get to speak to three Presidents, twice in one day in the same room. I want to …

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Joint Declaration on Increased Security and Defense Cooperation between the United States, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 On the occasion of Vice President Biden’s visit to Latvia, we, the United States of America, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, reaffirm our strategic alliance. Faced with an unpredictable security environment, we commit to deepening our cooperation and our efforts to ensure …

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FACT SHEET: The United States and Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania – NATO Allies and Global Partners

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 Defense and Security Cooperation NATO Allies: As NATO allies, the United States, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania remain unwavering in their commitment to mutual defense, including building national resilience in line with the pledge made by all allies at the Warsaw Summit. …

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U.S. – Baltic Summit Readout

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 Vice President Biden, Lithuanian President Grybauskaite, and Estonian President Ilves participated in a Baltic Summit hosted by Latvian President Vejonis in Riga today, on the 27th anniversary of the Baltic Way. The Vice President underscored the U.S. commitment to the security …

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Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis of Latvia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 Vice President Biden met today with Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia Māris Kučinskis in Riga. The Vice President emphasized the unshakable U.S. commitment to the security of the Baltic states and welcomed the steps Latvia is taking to strengthen …

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Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with President Raimonds Vējonis of Latvia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 The Vice President met with President of the Republic of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis in Riga today. The two leaders welcomed the decisions taken at last month’s NATO Summit in Warsaw to strengthen security along the Alliance’s eastern border, and the Vice …

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U.S. Congressional Delegation to Visit Latvia

Riga, August 15, 2016 – U.S. Congressional Delegation from the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations led by Representative Kay Granger will visit Latvia on August 15-16. The delegation will also include Representative Steve Womack. This visit is part of a larger trip, which will also include stops in Germany and Kuwait. While in Latvia, …

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Vice President Joe Biden to Travel to Latvia, Turkey and Sweden

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2016 On August 22-25, 2016, the Vice President will travel to Riga, Latvia, Ankara, Turkey and Stockholm, Sweden. While in Riga, the Vice President will participate in a summit with the leaders of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. He will also participate in …

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U.S. Soldiers in August to Participate in Two Military Exercises in Latvia

Riga, August 5, 2016 – U.S. soldiers will take part in two military exercises in August together with the Latvian Home Guard. Joint military exercise Rušonica 2016 will take place in Rēzekne County August 4-7. American soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division from Georgia that are currently deployed to Latvia as part of …

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