As reported in the Ministry of foreign Affairs, rinkēvičs stressed — as Latvia and Russia are neighboring countries, it is important to continue work on various practical issues. He also urged the Russian side to the implementation of the Minsk agreements, as long as there is no progress.
Rinkēvičs commended the work done by the intergovernmental Commission of the Latvian-Russian Commission on demarcation of the state border, and expressed satisfaction that during today's political consultations will be signed two bilateral documents: Agreement on amending the Agreement between the governments of the Republic of Latvia and the Russian Federation on facilitation of mutual trips of residents of border areas of the Republic of Latvia and the Russian Federation of 20 December 2010, as well as a cooperation Plan between the foreign ministries of the Republic of Latvia and Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for 2018-2019.
During the meeting, Rinkevics said about the desire of Latvia to the originals of the films shot in Latvia 1919-1940., which are an important cultural heritage, especially in light of the forthcoming next year celebrate the centenary of the Latvian state.
The two sides exchanged views on topical issues of international relations and politics, including situation in Iran, North Korea and the middle East.
Titov arrived in Latvia on a visit to participate in the regular political consultations of foreign Affairs of Latvia and Russia.