The diet of Latvia at the extraordinary meeting on 29 may was elected President of the country’s 63-year-old lawyer Egils Growth.
His candidacy was supported by 61 deputies of the Latvian Parliament, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to meduza.io.
Egils Levits in the early 1990-ies was the Minister of justice of Latvia, then worked as a representative of a country in the European court of human rights.
Since 2004 he is a judge of the European court, its powers on this post expires in 2024.
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From July 2015, the President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis.