Lithuanian parliament approves Simonyte for prime minister

  • 2020-11-24
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – The Lithuanian parliament on Tuesday gave the green light for President Gitanas Nauseda to appoint Ingrida Simonyte as prime minister. Sixty-two members of the Seimas voted in favor, ten against and 41 abstained.  It was not clear until the last minute whether there would be enough votes to approve her candidacy.  The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, the biggest opposition group in the new parliament, said they could not support Simonyte's candidacy because she has not given an outline of her governme...
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