|Kalvitis and Ansip are going to cooperate
Latvia and Estonia are working on a particular document concerning the future development of bilateral relations and strengthening of strategic cooperation between the two countries.
This has been agreed upon by Aigar Kalvitis, Prime Minister of Latvia, and Andrus Ansip, the Head of the Estonian Government on 11 June in Riga.
As Kalvitis reported to the journalists on the outcomes of the negotiations the initiative on elaborating such document came out from the Estonian Prime Minister. The document will define the goals and aims of the future intergovernmental cooperation, as well as the role of Latvia and Estonia in the EU. Estonia has already concluded similar agreement with Finland.
Energetic independence of the Baltic states was also among the topics of negotiations between the Prime Ministers. Ansip noted, that the new nuclear power plant in Lithuania will be of great importance in supplying energy to the region, and welcomed Poland for joining the project.
Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Research with reference to the article in “delfi” of 11 06 2007