Latvia International relations are largely dictated by the membership of Latvia in United Nations Organization. Latvia had been under the Russian rule until 1991 when it attained independence
on the 18th of September. Consequently, Latvia has also taken up membership with international organizations such as IAEA , ICAO, COE, CERCO, ICES, IAEA, UNICEF, IMF, UNESCO and WB/EBRD.
LATVIA INTERNATIONAL RELATION AND EMBASSIES ABROAD
It is important for any country to maintain embassies in other countries in order to execute a proper international relation and political understanding which would be mutually beneficial. Latvia maintains Embassies in the following countries:
- Czech Republic
- United States
- France Italy
- South Africa
- Ukraine Ukraine
- United Kingdom
Among other important international organizations Latvia is a member of :
- Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
- UN Council on Food and Agriculture
- European Union
- Chemical Weapons Nonproliferation Organization
- North Atlantic Coordinating Council
- World Trade Organization
Latvia International Relations With Canada
Latvia international relations with Canada are among the best foreign friendships in the world. Latvia's claim to independence had complete support from Canada. In fact Latvia being represented at the NATO was backed by Canada.
Latvia international relations with its neighboring countries are peaceful and cooperative as all the Baltic nations are united with the sole objective of national development.
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