“We value good bilateral relations and regular and open dialogue with Turkey. It’s getting worse,” Linkevich said in an MFA press release.
The Minister also thanked Turkey for its solidarity and support for Latvia in restricting the flow of third country nationals to Belarus and for its decision to extend the visa-free stay of Latvian citizens in Turkey.
In discussing NATO membership of Finland and Sweden, initially opposed by Turkey, Linkevich has shown both countries to be credible NATO partners, whose forces and readiness meet the standards of the alliance. I drew your attention to the fact that it completely satisfies.
“The speedy accession of both countries to NATO is an important national security issue for Latvia. Latvia attaches great importance to the proper reflection of the threat of terrorism in the NATO strategic framework, ”said the Minister.
Inevitably, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was also discussed during the meeting. Linkevich welcomed Turkey’s diplomatic efforts and Turkey’s support for UN General Assembly resolutions to secure the agreement reached so far on Ukrainian grain exports.
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