Adamkus raises profile and criticizes successor

  • 2003-09-18
  • Steven Paulikas
VILNIUS - Former Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus has become increasingly vocal,appearing in high-profile public events and leveling criticism againstcurrent President Rolandas Paksas.Adamkus, who was defeated by Paksas in the second round of presidentialelections held January, most recently took aim at many of the foreign policydecisions made by the current administration in an interview with stateradio on Sept. 12.Adamkus expressed particular concern over the sending of presidentialadviser Alvydas Medalinskas to Iraq on an information-gathering trip whoseeventual aim would be to select...
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