Adamkus making presence felt

  • 2003-04-24
  • Steven Paulikas
VILNIUSAfter a short hiatus from the public spotlight, former President Valdas Adamkus has been maintaining a more public domestic and international profile and in the process clashing with his successor, President Rolandas Paksas.Adamkus, one of the chief drivers behind Lithuania's accession to the EU, watched Prime Minister Algirdas Brazauskas and Foreign Minister Antonas Valionis sign the EU accession treaty from a bar across the street from the Seimas (Lithuania's parliament) on April 16.Yet just days before the delegation left for Athens, Adamkus raised eyebrows when he criticized the ...
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