Civic Union (Latvia)
|Leader||Girts Valdis Kristovskis|
|Founded||26 April 2008|
|Dissolved||6 August 2011|
|Headquarters||Arsenāla iela 3-2, Riga|
|European affiliation||European People's Party|
|European Parliament group||European People's Party|
|Politics of Latvia
The Civic Union (Latvian: Pilsoniskā savienība, PS) was a political party in Latvia. It was founded in 2008 and most of its members came from the For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK and New Era Party. A liberal conservative party, it was part of the European People's Party at the European level. It has also been described as centre-rightor right-wing.
The party was part of the coalition government led by Prime Minister of Latvia Valdis Dombrovskis. The Civic Union controlled the Latvia Ministry of Defence under the then-Minister Imants Viesturs Lieģis. A party leader was Sandra Kalniete, a former European Commissioner.
- EPP/Member parties
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