The Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkevics, and the Foreign Minister of Japan, Taro Kono, recently met on the fringes of the Munich Security Conference.
Rinkevics conveyed his satisfaction with the bilateral relations and a dynamic political dialogue between the two nations.
Proof of this was the official state visit that was made by the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, to Latvia last month and the visit to Japan by the Latvian Prime Minister, Maris Kucinskis, last December.
During the summit, Rinkevics stressed how Japan is one their major economic partners in Asia and expressed hope that an economic partnership pact would be settled between the European Union and Japan.
The two Ministers also agreed about the significance of launching direct air flights between their countries, and have decided to move forward with discussions regarding the finalization of relevant agreement.