foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars rinkēvičs convinced that the major challenges to security in the Baltic region associated with the strengthening of the military capabilities of Russia and its “provocative actions.”
As he says in his report on the foreign policy of Latvia and the EU last year, Russia and thus demonstrate the desire to gain an advantage in competition with NATO. However, the possibility of real incidents, the Minister assessed as low.
However, “the security situation in the region in a very short time to change,” quotes a report by TASS.
furthermore, Rinkevics stated that Russia continues to act “contrary to the principles of international law”, and its actions aimed at confrontation with the West.