Latvian government falls over Riga supermarket disaster

Latvia's PM Valdis Dombrovskis
Latvia's PM Valdis Dombrovskis

Latvia's PM Valdis Dombrovskis has announced his resignation, and thereby the fall of his government, over the deadly collapse of a Riga supermarket.

He made the announcement at a meeting with President Andris Berzins, Latvian and other media reported.

"The country needs a government which is capable of resolving the situation which has emerged," he was quoted as saying by the Baltic news agency Delfi.

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