Lithuanian cultmin calls for emergency situation over Gediminas hill

  • 2016-07-20
  • BNS/TBT Staff/Vilnius
Lithuania's Culture Minister Sarunas Birutis is pushing Vilnius municipality to declare an emergency situation over the disintegrating hill of Gediminas Castle, although the municipality and the National Museum have asserted that the move is unnecessary, as the lives of Vilnius residents are not at risk. "To start the work without delay, a few steps need to be taken: it is my understanding that (the decaying hill of Gediminas) equals an emergency situation or a disaster; such instances can receive money from the state reserve. I have urged the municipality to loo...
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