Lithuania’s Seimas accords memorial status to Vilnius Lukiskes Square

  • 2020-07-02
  • BNS/TBT staff
Lithuania’s Seimas on June 29 adopted a law establishing the central Lukiskes Square in Vilnius as the main representative square of the Lithuanian State with a monument to Vytis, Lithuania’s national emblem. The bill, which was put forward in response to an initiative of the local authority of Vilnius to create a temporary beach at the square, was passed in a vote of 78 to 11 with four abstentions. Pursuant to the law, the memorial accents of the square shall include and reflect fights for Lithuania’s independence and the memory of fr...
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