Latvian Defense Minister Ināra Mūrniece arrives in Ukraine
On Tuesday, December 17, Latvian Minister of Defense, Ināra Mūrniece, visited Ukraine
Ruslan Stefanchuk, Chairman of Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, reported on Facebook.
Ināra Mūrniece made her first visit to Ukraine since her appointment as Latvian Minister of Defense. During it, she met Stefanchuk.
Together with the head of Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, Mūrniece discussed the "peace formula" proposed by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Stefanchuk expressed hope for active support of the presented points from Latvia. He emphasized the importance of gathering international support and creating mechanisms that would allow Russian invading forces to be held accountable for crimes committed in Ukraine.
Stefanchuk also thanked Latvia for military assistance to Ukraine. He discussed with Mūrniece the types of weapons necessary for further struggle with Russia and enlisted the country's support in the matter of Ukraine's defense capability.
"Ināra Mūrniece has made a lot of efforts to support Ukraine in the position of Speaker of Latvian Saeima. I hope for further decisive assistance to Ukraine by the new Government of Latvia," Stefanchuk wrote.
On January 12, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with the Chairman of Latvian Saeima, Edvards Smiltēns, during the conversation with whom he discussed humanitarian and defense support for Ukraine.