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Latvian Orthodox Christmas Public Holidays Bill Rejected Again

Source: LETA News Agency (Riga)
Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2011

Yesterday, the Latvian parliament (Saeima) once again rejected a bill declaring Orthodox Christmas as a public holiday.

A similar bill declaring Orthodox and Old Believers' Christmas as public holidays in Latvia was rejected in its third reading in the Saeima almost 3 years ago (2009-02-13).

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