PM speaks with Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian gov't leaders

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PM Mateusz Morawiecki spoke with the government leaders of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia at a round of B3 format (the Baltic states and Poland) talks in the Latvian capital Riga, Morawiecki's office informed on Friday evening.

The talks revolved around cooperation in infrastructure and security, and European affairs. All four prime ministers underlined the importance of building a common interest sphere between Poland and the Baltic states, especially in light of the difficult security situation in the region and the new challenges ahead of the European Union. In this context they also declared to intensify cooperation on regional energy and infrastructure projects like the Rail Baltica and Via Baltica transport routes.

Morawiecki also held face to face talks with Latvian PM Krisjanis Karins, with whom he discussed both countries' cooperation in the EU and NATO and regional cooperation.

The B3 talks are held on a regular basis, the previous meeting took place in 2018 in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius.