VILNIUS - Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas must resign following a scandal over the army's costly purchases which disgraces not only the national defense system, but also the state and the Social Democratic Party, President Dalia Grybauskaite stated on Tuesday.
"This situation undermines our efforts to protect the state, to increase (defense) spending, and discredits our decisions in the eyes of our people. Therefore, the minister must assume political responsibility so that not to discredit not only the national defense system, but also the state and th...
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