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Biden Assures Latvia Of 'Unshakable' U.S. Support Against Russia

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden assured Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis that the United States has an "unshakable" commitment to the security of Latvia and other Baltic states, the White House said.

During a telephone call on July 6, "the vice president underscored the unshakable U.S. commitment to the security of the Baltic states and the importance of the U.S-Latvia bilateral relationship," it said.

The two leaders pledged to work closely together to ensure regional security and prosperity, and Biden accepted Vejonis's invitation to visit Latvia later this summer.

The White House said the visit is likely to be one of Biden's last foreign trips as vice president. President Barack Obama's term in office ends on January 20.

With reporting by Reuters