Lithuanian defmin keeps job after no-confidence vote

  • 2016-09-29
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas will remain at his post following a secret no-confidence vote against him, in which only 37 Seimas members participated yesterday. At least 71 votes were necessary to dismiss the Social Democratic minister from his position. No lawmakers from the ruling coalition parties participated in the no-confidence vote, which took place after a Seimas commission proposed not to approve the minister's interpellation answers. Olekas told the parliament earlier on Wednesday that he felt no re...
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