Emsis to meet D.C.-area Latvians

New Latvian Prime Minister Indulis Emsis and Defense Minister Atis Slakteris will meet with Washington, D.C.-area Latvians on March 28 as part of an official visit to the United States.

Emsis and Slakteris will address local Latvians at noon after the religious service in the Washington Latvian Ev.-Lutheran Church, 400 Hurley Ave., Rockville, Md., according to an announcement from the church.

The two will be in the United States to deliver NATO defense treaty ratification documents. Representatives of all seven countries joining NATO will be in Washington.

For further information about the visit, telephone the church at +1 (301) 251-4151 or the Latvian embassy at +1 (202) 726-8213.

Andris Straumanis is a special correspondent for and a co-founder of Latvians Online. From 2000–2012 he was editor of the website.

One thought on “Emsis to meet D.C.-area Latvians

  1. It is sad that I must find out about activities to happen on March 28th more than a month after it actually happened.

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