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    Latvian defense minister to make working visit to France

    RIGA, June 12 (LETA) – Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens/Farmers) today will make a one-day working visit to France to visit international defense and security fair Eurosatory in Paris, the Interior Ministry reported.

    Bergmanis will meet with Latvian companies participating in the fair and their cooperation partners. He will encourage Latvian companies to engage in military supply chains and technology development.

    Participating in the Eurosatory fair will be such Latvian companies as SRC Brasa, Belss, Squalio Cloud Consulting, Baltic Innovation Holding, Vizulo Solutions, Atlas Aerospace, Interspiro, Latvijas Mobilais Telefons, Valpro, UAV Factory, D Dupleks, Cole-Tac Europe, SAF Tehnika and SPH Engineering.

    Bergmanis will also meet with French Defense Minister Florence Parly to discuss regional security, preparation for the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels, cooperation in defense, and Latvia’s engagement in the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) projects.

    France was one of the first cooperation partners in defense after Latvia restored its independence, and the French defense minister of the time was one of the first defense ministers to visit Latvia in 1993.

    • Published: 12.06.2018 08:43
    • LETA
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