Paksas promises to purge administration

  • 2003-11-13
  • By Steven Paulikas
VILNIUS - Finding himself in a vortex of scandals involving his closest advisers, President Rolandas Paksas has abandoned his defensive tactics and instead announced that the public will soon witness a major shake-up in his administration.In a Nov. 10 press conference broadcast live on national television and radio, Paksas told the country that his "team will be reformed" as part of a program to "clear the political fog" currently enveloping Lithuania.Pressure has been mounting on the president to reform his advisory team following the revelation on Oct. 30 that some of his associates may m...
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