Latvia: Pres. Rinkevics nominates Evika Silina for prime minister

Latvian President Edgars Rinkevics has nominated New Unity’s Evika Silina for prime minister, LETA reports. Silina would replace New Unity leader Krisjanis Karins, who announced his resignation from the premiership earlier. Silina serves as minister of welfare in the current government. Rinkevics expressed confidence that Silina would be able to form the broadest possible coalition government by the middle of September 2023. Rinkevics said that he foresaw several possible combinations of three or four parties.