Austrian Embassy Reception in Riga
On October 24th, 2013 at the Alberta Hotel in Riga was held reception at the Austrian Embassy on the occasion of the National Day of the Republic of Austria
The Austrian Ambassador to Latvia, Stefan Pehringer congratulated guests on the National Day of Austria and wished further development and extend the possibilities on the cultural and economic relations between our countries.
October 26 has been the date of Austrias National Day. Every year on October 26 Austrians celebrate their countrys declaration of permanent neutrality after World War II and its regained status as an independent and sovereign nation on October 26, 1955.
On 27 July 1955 the Austrian State Treaty (State Treaty for the re-establishment of an independent and democratic Austria, signed on 15 May 1955) entered into force, after it had been ratified by all five states Austria, the USA, the Soviet Union, Great Britain and France.