Spanish Foreign Minister, the European Council’s nominee for the post of High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, to come to Latvia on a working visit

28.08.2019. 11:29

On 30 August 2019, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs will meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain, Josep Borrell Fontelles, who will be in Latvia for a working visit.

The Foreign Ministers intend to discuss bilateral cooperation and EU and security issues of current importance, as well as sharing views on developments in the EU’s Southern and Eastern neighbourhoods.

As part of his stay, the Spanish Foreign Minister will visit Camp Ādaži military base to meet with the Spanish soldiers serving in the NATO enhanced Forward Presence battle group in Latvia.

The Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell Fontelles, has been nominated by the European Council for the post of High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The European Parliament is expected to approve the High Representative, together with other members of the European Commission and the Commission President, this autumn.

To the attention of the media

15.10 Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs welcomes Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, EU and Cooperation, Josep Borrell Fontelles

TV & photo opportunity in the Ministry foyer

15.5016.10 Joint press conference of the Foreign Ministers (languages: Latvian/English)

TV & photo opportunity

Venue: Press Conference Hall, 1st floor.

Special accreditation is required to attend the events. Members of the media accredited to Latvian agencies and institutions are asked to register their participation no later than 17.00 on 29 August by contacting the Media Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please plan your arrival on time, but no later than 30 minutes before each event.

 


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