About the awards  

Association Latvian Union of Chernobyl suggested to the Parliament to award all the consequences of the Chernobyl accident liquidators. Latvian Saeima asked the Cabinet's view on this issue. In turn, the Cabinet of Ministers to address this issue is entrusted to the Ministry of Interior, which has established a working group involving the Association of Latvian Union of Chernobyl Board Member - Vice President, Maris Šopu.