On Lithuania's dual citizenship law

  • 2007-09-12
  • Interview by Kimberly Kweder
The question of legalizing dual citizenship for Lithuanians 's and whether doing so would require a referendum 's has been a hot topic among lawmakers, politicians and the public in recent weeks. The Lithuanian constitution currently allows dual citizenship only in exceptional cases, and the Constitutional Court has ruled that a national referendum would be required if the law were to change. Prime Minister Gediminas Kirkilas said he's willing to start discussions with political parities on holding just such a referendum in conjunction with next fall's parliamentary elections. The Baltic Ti...
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