Posts tagged as possibility

Crisis Management Council today might discuss possibility to close country’s borders

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Crisis Management Council today might discuss a possibility to close the country’s borders due to the outbreak of coronavirus Covid-19, according to the information at the disposal of LETA. Interior Ministry’s parliamentary secretary Signe Bole though told LETA that so far the ministry has not received an official request to prepare information on whether the borders can be closed and what practical measures can be taken from the prime…

South Korean political parties back Moon in Japan trade row

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Setting aside their usual bickering, South Korean liberal and conservative parties on Thursday vowed to cooperate to help the Seoul government prevail in an escalating trade row with Japan. After a meeting between the parties’ leaders and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Seoul’s presidential office, they announced plans to create a “pan-national” emergency body to respond to tighter Japanese trade controls on certain technology exports to South Korea. The…

Many EU member states realize possibility of external interference in European Parliament elections – StratCom chief

Monday, January 21, 2019

Many European Union (EU) member states realize that there might be attempts to interfere in the upcoming European Parliament elections from outside, Janis Sarts, director of the Riga-based NATO Strategic Communication Center of Excellence (NATO StratCom), told LETA. The possible risks are currently being analyzed on the European level, and countries have the ability to exchange information. “We see that there are domestic political players in some countries who are…

Qatar mulls possibility of NATO membership

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Qatar considers the option of NATO membership, as the country effectively cooperates with the alliance, Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah said. “Qatar effectively cooperates with NATO, this cooperation is developing day by day and may eventually lead to deploying some unit or special NATO center on the territory of Qatar. As for NATO membership… we do have ambitions to seek full membership of NATO if the alliance expands its partnership,” Attiyah said in an interview with the…