Latvian foreign minister wishes Russia defeat in Ukraine war

Latvian foreign minister wishes Russia defeat in Ukraine war

Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics has wished Russia to be defeated in the war of aggression against Ukraine and to build a democratic state.

He published such a greeting on his Twitter account, Ukrinform reports.

"Russia is marking its National, I wish defeat in the aggressive war against Ukraine, abandoning imperial ambitions and ultimately creation of modern and democratic country," Rinkevics wrote.

On June 12, 1990, Russia adopted the so-called "Declaration of State Sovereignty" and this day has been celebrated there as "Russia Day" since 1992.

On February 24, Russia launched a new phase of its war against Ukraine - a full-scale invasion. Russian invaders have been shelling and bombing peaceful cities, towns and villages in Ukraine, torturing and killing civilians. Ukraine's defense forces are offering resistance to Russian invaders.

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