Latvia plans to open a consulate in the Donetsk region, stated Donetsk Governor Oleksandr Kuts following a meeting between the Parliamentary Secretary at The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Latvia and the leadership of the Donetsk regional state administration.
Representatives of the National Guard and National Armed Forces of Latvia that were part of the delegation said that they came to learn from Ukraine’s managerial and military experience gained from years of resistance to Russian armed aggression.
"We agreed on the exchange of experience on the establishment of self-defense militias, organization of work of civil-military administrations, military chaplains, etc.,” Kuts stated.
According to Kuts, "since the beginning of Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine, Latvia has supported the restoration of peace and the territorial integrity of the Ukrainian state and it continues ths course".
"Humanitarian aid, organization of leisure for children of killed Ukrainian military, rehabilitation of the wounded; we cooperate in this direction and it will be continued in the future,” said the chief chaplain of the Latvian Armed Forces, Elmārs Pļaviņš.