` Latvia has suspended `Military Co-Operation ‘ with ` Russia ‘ over situation in Ukraine ‘

#AceWorldNews – Riga – March 20. – Latvia has suspended military cooperation with Russia due to the situation in Ukraine.

“The Latvian Defence Ministry and National Armed Forces have suspended further military cooperation with Russia,” the Defence Ministry’s press service reported on Thursday.

“Due to Russia’s actions in Ukraine and global public’s call for the peaceful settlement of the conflict Latvia considers cooperation with the Russian army unacceptable,” Latvian Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis said.

Latvia and Russia maintains a constructive defence dialogue.

“The tense situation in the world and Russia’s actions make us to take such step,” the Latvian minister said.

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