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Latvian internal politics has several challenges in February according to development. First of all, an urgent priority for government is to stop the spread of Covid-19 in the country and diminish consequences of pandemic. In February Latvia has started wide vaccination process with online vaccination sign-up website launched to make registration process easier for inhabitants. Health Minister admitted that many are already applying for vaccination on the website “Manavakcina.lv”, and this is useful and valuable information for organizing the vaccination process.
Currently, vaccine is provided for priority groups like healthcare practitioners and staff of social care centers; general public is invited to register in advance and wait their turn. February was also marked by Latvian participation in online China-CEEC summit, which also influences domestic politics of Latvia, and issues of observance of the principles of democracy in the organization of administrative territorial reform in the country.
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