Lithuanian citizenship amendments for Litvaks submitted to Seimas

  • 2016-06-21
Legislative amendments paving the way for Litvaks, (Jews of Lithuanian origin), and their descendants who left the country during the interwar period, to restore their citizenship rights, were submitted to the Seimas (parliament) on June 21. Amendments to the Law on Citizenship have been drafted by the European Affairs Committee. According to the amendments, those who left Lithuania prior to March 11, 1990, except those who changed their place of residence within the territory of the former Soviet Union after June 15, 1940, should have their citizenship...
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