After warning from Brussels, Lithuania considers easier party membership

  • 2018-01-31
  • BNS/TBT Staff
Lithuania's government is considering simplified membership in political parties of Lithuania for citizens of other countries of the European Union (EU) to avoid litigation with the European Commission. "The Justice Ministry is considering amendments to the Law on Political Parties to prevent the violation from reaching the European Court of Justice," Jurgita Jacovskiene, adviser to Lithuania's justice minister, said on January 25. She spoke in comment of the Brussels position, which suggests that the current language of the law is cle...
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