Lithuanian parliament rejects president's intelligence ombudsperson veto

  • 2022-01-04
LETA/TBT staff The Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania on December 23 rejected President Gitanas Nauseda's veto on the creation of the institution of an intelligence ombudsperson. 76 lawmakers voted in favour of the law on intelligence ombudsperson to be adopted, ten were against and seven abstained. Presenting the presidential veto, presidential adviser Darius Urbonas said the new institutions with great powers might pose risk to intelligence institutions. On Wednesday, the president vetoed the bill, stating that ...
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