Poles vow to keep border station

  • 1999-03-04
WARSAW (BNS) - Politicians in Warsaw have accused Polish President Alexander Kwasniewski of overstepping his authority by promising to relocate a controversial border guard station in the town of Punsk, located near the Lithuanian border.During a meeting with his Lithuanian counterpart in Vilnius last week, Kwasniewski told journalists that a new station would be found for the guards. The current one in Punsk has infuriated the predominately ethnic Lithuanian town because it is located in a building the community intended to use as a medical center."The border station will remain in Punsk, ...
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