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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.

The work can be tough, but even the cold and rain don’t bother me as I enjoy it so much. I love every day that I spend at the Abbey – just being here makes me smile.

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