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Presidential Elections in Latvia

by Oliver Morwinsky, Daiga Krieva

A Choice for Unity

On May 31, 2023, the Latvian Saeima elected Edgars Rinkēvičs, a long-time minister The election required at least 51 of the 100 votes cast by Saeima deputies.

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Hopes for a new unity in the country are reviving. The future of the governing coalition is open. The transfer of office will take place on July 8.


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