In a joint news conference, Abe said Riga is the gateway to the Eurasian and Russian markets, and that Latvia has high economic potential.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived Friday in Estonia's capital of Tallinn, where he focused on cybersecurity and information technology issues.
New U.N. sanctions passed against North Korea last month ban the supply of almost 75 percent of refined oil products to Pyongyang and cap crude deliveries among other measures.Abe kicked off his visit in fellow Baltic eurozone state Estonia on January 12, where he also discussed deepening cybersecurity and economic ties.Abe is the first sitting Japanese leader to visit the Baltic states and will also visit Estonia, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania before returning to Tokyo on January 17.
The Japanese premier is trying to step up pressure on Pyongyang to rein in its nuclear ambitions through talks with foreign leaders.
Cold weekend to end with Sunday night snow
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"The courageous and humanitarian action of Mr Sugihara provides us with guidance as to how to we should survive in this world, where rule-of-law-based worldwide order is being challenged in various forms", Abe told reporters on Saturday.
They affirmed a plan for Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis to visit Japan in February to promote discussions on security.
Abe's visit to Lithuania, the first by a Japanese prime minister, comes as Japan seeks greater cooperation with countries such as China, a former adversary in World War Two, in the face of rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The four countries will aim to hold the first round of dialogue later in 2018 or early in 2019.
He will also travel to Lithuania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania during his six-day trip.
Teammate Cyril Despres had stopped to help the stricken Peterhansel who was leading the stage at the time of the accident. According to his team, the damage was caused when he hit a stone as he tried to get past another competitor.
At least 21 people died and more than 400 were arrested in nationwide protests that began December 28, Iranian media reported . He told VOA that "the people are angry, especially young people", and everyone is anxious there will be more violence.
Downed power lines wrapped around trees at one property, while elsewhere the lines dropped nearly to the ground. Powerlines were downed and cars were perched on mounds of earth after garage doors caved in.
And if you're going to try the wild rice that Minnesota is so proud of, you should bring along some Red Beans to go with it. The Vikings may opt to let Keenum go elsewhere, as they hand the offense back to Teddy Bridgewater or Sam Bradford .
Overcoming a 20-0 run is rarely a recipe for success, but the Indiana Pacers had the right chefs in the kitchen on Friday night. The Raptors improved to a 15-2 at home despite playing Thursday without starters Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka .
New England (14-3) will host the victor of Sunday's (Monday AEDT) divisional matchup between Jacksonville and Pittsburgh. The play helped set up a 53-yard field goal attempt by Jake Elliot that cut the deficit to one point, 10-9, at the half.
He is confident of a 30% wage increase to keep him at The Emirates, and also wants the number 10 shirt now worn by Jack Wilshere. Wenger has been linked with Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom and Thomas Lemar of Monaco as replacements for Sanchez.
Skies will be mostly cloudy Friday with highs ranging from near 20 northeast to the 30s for far western Kansas. Temperatures are forecast to be moderate Thursday and Friday , with highs expected in the 40s.
Granahan Investment Management Inc decreased 2U Inc (TWOU) stake by 9.69% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Moreover, Royal Bancorporation Of Canada has 0% invested in SunCoke Energy Partners , L.P. (NYSE:SXCP).
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd (NYSE: NAT ) has an ABR of 3.57 which is the combined stock view of 7 analysts poll results. A total of 2.08 Million shares exchanged hands, whereas the company's average trading volume stands at 1.9 Million shares.
IShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond (CSJ) Declines 0.0032% for Jan 12
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Michael Olunga hits landmark with Girona hat-trick
Michael Olunga , who is on loan from Chinese club Guizhou Hengfeng, also became the first Kenyan to score in the Spanish La Liga. Cristhian Stuani - from the penalty spot - Borja Garcia and Cristian Portu were the other goal scorers on the night.
Jerusalem should be shared capital: UK
Also, for many years, a central aspect of United States policy was the search for a Palestinian-Israeli peace agreement. Palestinians want the West Bank for a future state, along with East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.
Vikings activate Sam Bradford to 53-man roster
Between Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater , Bradford and Kyle Sloter , the Vikings now have four quarterbacks on the 53-man roster. Bradford missed all but two games during the regular season with a knee injury.
US Federal Reserve management expects rate increase in 2018
February gold futures lost 0.2 percent to $1,315.30 per troy ounce, while spot gold recovered 0.07 percent to 1,314.16 an ounce. United States crude rose 2.34 per cent to US$61.78 per barrel and Brent was last at US$67.89, up 1.98 per cent on the day.
Vikings activate Sam Bradford off IR
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported it is unknown if Bradford will dress, but he said the veteran is "quite healthy". Bradford was back for the Bears game, but hobbled around in the first half before being pulled for Keenum.
Trump Doesn't Know How to Make Immigration Deal
He's been vocal about wanting to deal with DACA before tackling the arduous task of immigration reform. But then two things happened that seem to be occurring often in Trump-era Washington.