Lithuanian parliament classifies information on ex-KGB collaborators for 75 years

  • 2015-07-02
  • By TBT Staff and newswires
VILNIUS - The Seimas of Lithuania decided on Tuesday to classify information about former KGB collaborators for 75 years after 80 MPs voted in favor, 12 were against and 17 abstained, BNS reports. The bill was initiated by the government which originally proposed classifying such information indefinitely but the time provision was later amended by the Seimas Committee on National Security and Defense. The committee cited practice of other NATO member countries, stating that such information cannot be classified indefinitely and that the longest classification per...
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