The Minister will be visiting the United States and Canada from 22 to 29 March and 28 March, together with colleagues from Lithuania and Estonia will meet with Tillerson. The sides will discuss the implementation of the decisions of the Warsaw summit of NATO, the cooperation of the Baltic States and the USA in the field of defense and security.
22 March at the invitation Tillerson rinkēvičs will take part in the meeting of foreign Ministers of the International coalition on fight against terrorist organization "Islamic state".
Also the Ministers of the Baltic States includes talks with representatives of Congress and the Senate.
In Canada, the rinkēvičs will meet with the Minister of foreign Affairs Christ Freeland, defense Minister Hargita by Sajan, Minister of international trade of Canada françois-Philippe Champagne and the speaker of the house of representatives Jeff Reganam.
The sides will discuss economic cooperation, the benefits from the CETA agreement, as well as accommodation in Latvia, international military group under the leadership of Canada.