Latvia: “Enormous interest” in taking part in national defence: NBS

Latvians are very enthusiastic to take part in national defence, the commander of the Latvian National Armed Forces (NBS), Lieutenent General Leonids Kalnins, stated, LETA reports. Speaking in an interview with LTV, Kalnins said that the public had shown “enormous interest” in the recently announced open application for basic military training for reservists. Also, interest to enter service in the Latvian National Guard (LRZS) is now higher than it was in 2023, he said.