On April 22-24, the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Mykola Solskyi visited the Republic of Latvia.
During the visit Mykola Solskyi met with the Minister of Agriculture of Latvia Kaspars Gerhards, as well as visited the Riga and Ventspils free ports and the special economic zone of Liepaja.
The Minister acquainted with the port and logistics infrastructure of Latvia and discussed the possibilities of exporting products of Ukrainian farmers through Latvian ports.
During the visit Mykola Solskyi also met with representatives of local governments of Latvia, representatives of Latvian port administrations, grain terminal operators and Latvian grain traders.
Earlier the President of Latvia Egils Levits noted that Latvia can help Ukraine with export of grain through the Latvian ports. He also stated his full support for the Presidents of the Baltic States and Poland in granting Ukraine EU candidate status and adopting this decision under the accelerated procedure.