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Minister of Defence to meet with American Jewish Committee

On 29 March, Raimonds Bergmanis, Minister of Defence, is meeting with representatives of the American Jewish Committee who are visiting Latvia.


During the meeting both sides are expected to discuss the bilateral defence cooperation between Latvia and the USA, as well as Latvia and Israel. Regional security challenges and Latvia’s role in strengthening regional security are among other talking points.


American Jewish Committee is a prominent U.S. non-governmental organisation (NGO), one of the first NGOs to support and push for Congress vote recognising the independence of the Baltic States.


With offices across the United States and in Israel, Europe, Latin America, Africa, American Jewish Committee AJC is the leading global Jewish advocacy organization, which works to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and to advance human rights and democratic values for all.

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