Pressure on Vagnorius builds: Opposition party demands resignation

  • 1999-03-11
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - The opposition Labor Democratic Party turned up the heat on Prime Minister Gediminas Vagnorius and his Conservative-led government this week when it became the first party to urge his immediate resignation.The center-right government has come under fire from politicians, journalists and other critics in recent weeks, primarily for corruption in regard to the country's energy sector.Vagnorius has publicly toyed with the idea of stepping down, but other political parties and President Valdas Adamkus have counseled against such a move, warning that it would destabilize the political ...
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