Conservatives disagree over anti-communist law

  • 1998-12-17
VILNIUS (BNS) - The Parliament overwhelmingly passed a declaration that holds former communists "morally and politically" responsible for Lithuania's sad history.However, the ruling Conservative Party is split over a draft law that would prohibit former Communist employees from holding state jobs for five years. The declaration, drafted by Parliament Chairman Vytautas Landsbergis, was supported by 68 members of the Parliament, though a large part of the lawmakers did not participate in the voting.However, some party members, as well as President Valdas Adamkus, have criticized the draft law...
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