Latvia: Baltic, Polish, Ukrainian parliamentary speakers meeting in Riga

The speakers of national parliaments of the Baltic States, Poland, and Ukraine will meet in Latvia’s capital, Riga, on 9-10 July 2023, LSM reports. The speakers will discuss political and practical assistance to Ukraine, including support for the country’s membership of the EU and NATO. The speakers plan to adopt a joint statement at the end of the meeting. The five speakers attending the meeting are Estonia’s Lauri Hussar, Latvia’s Edvards Smiltens, Lithuania’s Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen, Poland’s Elzbieta Witek, and Ukraine’s Ruslan Stefanchuk.