Posts tagged as security clearances

Probes continue into 15 MPs who have applied for security clearances

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The Constitutional Protection Bureau continues probing fifteen Saeima members who have applied for security clearances, the bureau informed LETA. So far, 27 Saeima members have been issued security clearances. Probes into fifteen more MPs still continue, while another sixteen Saeima members who require security clearances have not yet applied to the Constitutional Protection Bureau. 36 MPs do not need security clearances in their work. Six Saeima members have been denied…

All ministers must obtain security clearances – Vejonis

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

In an interview on Latvian Television this morning, President Raimonds Vejonis said that all government ministers must obtain security clearances. At the moment, there has been no information made public whether or not Interior Minister Sandis Girgens (KPV LV), Regional Development and Environmental Protection Minister Juris Puce (For Development/For), Economy Minister Ralfs Nemiro (KPV LV) and Welfare Minister Ramona Petravica (KPV LV) have been granted access to classified information. Vejonis…