Lithuania joins EU sanctions against Yugoslavia

  • 1998-09-03
  • By Parker Ruis
VILNIUS - As armed conflict persisted in Kosovo, countries of the European Union (EU) decided to put the squeeze on Yugoslavia by promptly hitting it with economic sanctions. The Lithuanian cabinet voted Aug. 26, to fall in line with the EU actions by imposing economic sanctions of their own. According to Arturas Jonkus, head of the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry's Information and Press Department, the Baltic country's banks are now no longer allowed to open new accounts for Yugoslav and Serb government and state institutions. In addition, Lithuanian businesses and individuals will also no lon...
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