Lithuanian PM links president's decision to row over minister

  • 2020-02-27
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says Gitanas Nausėda's decision not to approve Lukas Savickas for economy and innovation minister in mid- February is due to the row between the president and the ruling bloc over Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevič. Nausėda said he decided not to approve Savickas for the job because the 29-year-old has not yet proven that he can implement significant changes in the months left before next fall's parliamentary election. Skvernelis refused to sack Narkevič despite repeated calls from Nausėda for the transport minister to step down following criticis...
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