the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica, took part in an informal video conference of the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council (Trade). The meeting focused on the EU’s new trade strategy and tasks for the coming years.
The Parliamentary Secretary underlined that it was essential for the EU to continue pursuing an open and fair trade policy and to be able to resist demonstrable protectionism. The EU should further expand and deepen its network of free trade agreements, Kalnina-Lukasevica underlined, adding that in order to eliminate unfair competition, effective and strong tools are needed to protect the EU’s economic interests when it is necessary. Read More.