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Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs’ decision was supported by the City Duma Committee for Financial and Administrative Affairs. “The funding will be used to buy baby food and medicines for regions affected by the fighting,” the mayor said.
The aid will be rendered under the supervision of the International Committee of the Red Cross. “The International Committee of the Red Cross is an experienced organization and I propose we entrust it to them to work things out,” Usakovs said.
The committee’s decision now has to be approved by the Riga Duma.
In February, the Latvian government provided €29,700 for the victims of unrest in Kiev.