Turkish Embassy in Riga



Turkey recognized the independence of the Republic of Latvia in 1925 and did not recognize the occupation and subsequent annexation of it by the former USSR. Following the disintegration of the former USSR and declaration of indepence of Latvia of March 4, 1990, diplomatic relations between Turkey and Latvia have been re-established with a joint declaration in Riga on 3 September 1991.

The Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Riga first opened on 29 September 2005 at its temporary premises on Blaumana iela, 5a and moved into its current premises in 2008.