Lithuanian ruling bloc calls on politicians not to cause panic, cancels party events

  • 2020-02-28
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuania's ruling coalition urged politicians to stay calm and cancelled party events after the first coronavirus case was confirmed in the country on Friday. The ruling bloc discarded the idea of signing a formal agreement among political parties and instead called on politicians to respect "a verbal gentlemen's agreement" not to cause panic.   "We have a unique opportunity to mobilize in the face of the threat, the virus. No populist moves should be made," Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis told reporters aft...
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