Posts tagged as Constitution Protection Bureau

Latvian prime minister receives access to official secrets

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Constitution Protection Bureau has issued Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš with a permit to access official secrets. Six ministers remain in the process of evaluation. Seven ministers have either been approved for the issue of permits or are in the process of permit re-registration. Six ministers are in the process of evaluation. The decision will be made as soon as the evaluation process has concluded, CPB explains. CPB Director Jānis…

Security Police: publication of KGB files could put at risk Latvia’s national security

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Publication of KGB files «could cause risks for national security,» said Chief of Security Police Normunds Mežviets in an interview to 900 seconds programme of LNT on Wednesday, 26 September. When asked to explain those risks, Mežviets referenced his colleague, Constitution Protection Bureau’s Director Jāņis Maizītis, who said that public access to KGB files could potentially society’s reduce trust in state security institutions. «You have to understand that there are…