Anti-KGB law in limbo

  • 1999-01-14
VILNIUS (ELTA) - President Valdas Adamkus has reiterated his doubts about the constitutionality of an anti-KGB law and said Lithuania should wait until the Constitutional Court rules on the issue.A law that would ban former KGB agents from holding government positions and a number of private sector jobs came into force Jan. 1. The Parliament, led by Chairman Vytautas Landsbergis, agreed to delay the law last fall when Adamkus first expressed doubts about its legality.Recently, former political prisioners wrote to Adamkus and asked him to spell out his position on the anti-KGB law."Equally t...
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