The Edmonton Oilers released a statement Saturday confirming that Pelss, prospect from Latvia, was dead, (http://espn.go.com/nhl/story/_/id/9392069/oilers-prospect-kristians-pelss-20-confirmed-dead) ESPN reports.
"I can't imagine how painful this situation is for the Pelss family.
On Thursday, the Oilers organization released a statement saying that it was aware of Pelss' disappearance, but couldn't confirm his status due to conflicting reports by local news outlets in Latvia, (http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2013/06/13/sp-nhl-edmonton-oilers-prospect-kristian-pelss-missing-reports.html) CBC reports.
At this time, our thoughts and prayers are with the Pelss family."
voiced support for Croatia and congratulated on active preparations for Croatias first Council of the EU presidency, wishing luck and success in performing this demanding task.
Andris Pelss suggested to the Egyptian delegation that the opening of an Embassy in Riga should be considered with a view to raising the quality of relationship between the countries to a new level.
Andris Pelss repeatedly urged Egypt to review the entry procedures for Latvias no-citizens and he underlined that it would be essential for more active contacts in tourism.
At the meeting, Andris Pelss
highlighted Latvias interest in achieving progress in negotiations on the EUs next multiannual financial framework, support for the EUs neighbourhood policy, and the fight against disinformation.
Speaking at the University of Latvias Big Hall, Andris Pelss welcomed the fact that since the first years Latvia's independence had been restored, Professor Pildegovics's experience and extensive knowledge have helped the Latvian Foreign Service to develop pragmatic and at the same time dynamic and close relations with China.
Andris Pelss noted in particular the historical contribution by Peteris Pildegovics as Charge dAffaires ad interim of the Republic of Latvia in the People's Republic of China between 1999 and 2000, establishing the embassy and providing an important basis for the further functioning of the Latvian diplomatic mission in China.
On 17 October 2018, the State Secretary Andris Pelss
met with the Special Representative of the European Union for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia, Toivo Klaar.
The State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Andris Pelss
met the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to Latvia, Stella Avallone, who arrived in Latvia on an accreditation visit and submitted copies of credentials to the Secretary of State.