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A look at Foreign Office activity and the events taking place in and around the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Foreign Secretary William Hague met the Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, Valdis Dombrovskis in London. During the meeting the two leaders discussed a wide range of bilateral, European and international matters. The Foreign Secretary raised the next UK-Nordic/Baltic Prime Ministers summit, which will be held in Riga next year. See also photo.
Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed Lord Coe as his Olympics legacy ambassador. Lord Coe will advise the Prime Minister on how best to secure the long-term benefits of hosting the Games, particularly focusing on the economic and business benefits from putting on such a successful Olympics. Read more on the Number10 website.
The Brazil Business Summit celebrates the Olympics handover from London 2012 to Rio 2016 by focusing on High Value Opportunities in the Brazilian Sports Infrastructure sector.
Foreign Secretary William Hague welcomed President Rosen Plevneliev of Bulgaria to the UK. They held constructive and wide-ranging talks on bilateral, European and security issues.
President Toomas Ilves of Estonia met the Foreign Secretary for a bilateral meeting.
Minister for Europe David Lidington will accompany the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Igor Luksic, to the 2012 women’s handball final where Montenegro is guaranteed its first ever Olympic medal.
Published: 12 August 2012