Primakov comes to praise Lithuania

  • 1999-11-11
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Yevgeny Primakov, former Russian prime minister and seen as likely to occupy the seat of Russia's presidency after the elections in 2000, visited Lithuania on Nov. 2. The election bloc Fatherland-All Russia, headed by Primakov, is considered a good bet in Russia's upcoming parliamentary elections in December. Journalists asked Primakov at the airport why he came to Lithuania. "I love Lithuania," Primakov answered with his usual smile. Primakov met with President Valdas Adamkus. They not only talked politics but also exchanged birthday gifts. Adamkus turned 73 on Nov. 3, Primakov...
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