Lithuanian Seimas turns to Constitutional Court over dual citizenship

  • 2017-06-28
  • BNS/TBT Staff
The Lithuanian Parliament on Tuesday, June 27, asked the Constitutional Court to look at whether people, who left for EU or NATO Member States after Lithuania regained independence in 1990, could be granted the right to dual citizenship by a law passed by the Seimas. In its petition to the Constitutional Court, which was supported by 100 members of the Seimas, the Parliament says that Lithuania should consider revising its very strict constitutional doctrine in light of an increase in emigration and in the number of mixed marriages following the country's admission to...
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