Latvia-Russia dialogue: a step forward

­Andris Teikmanis – State Secretary of the Latvian Foreign Ministry

When the Soviet Union dissolved, Latvia made a U-turn becoming an EU Member state just a decade later. Almost twenty years on, and it is only now that a Latvian head of state has made an official visit to Russia. What brought the delegation of leading politicians and businessmen to the Russian capital? We ask the State Secretary of the Latvian Foreign Ministry Andris Teikmanis.