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Abbey welcomes President of Latvia

Tuesday, 19th July 2016

Abbey welcomes President of Latvia

The President of the Republic of Latvia, His Excellency Raimonds Vējonis, visited Westminster Abbey today, Tuesday 19th July 2016, and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

The President, who was accompanied by his wife Ms Iveta Vējone, is on a governmental visit to the United Kingdom and was later escorted on a tour of the Abbey by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall.

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At different times of the day, or in different seasons, the light falling in the Abbey will light up something that you have walked past a million times and never seen before.

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