A gift from Odile Soupison, Ambassador of France to Latvia On 18 October, the gift is received by Dagnija Baltiņa, Director of the NLL Special Collection

Just as Lieutenant-Colonel Du Parquet described Latvia 100 years ago as “an alert outpost sentry – reliable and infinitely capable of fulfilling a peacekeeping role in Europe”,
Latvia and France today still have strong ties of solidarity based on European values, namely freedom and democracy.

Photo: Kristians Luhaers