Seimas speaker does not abandon dual citizenship bid

  • 2019-05-30
  • LETA/TBT Staff
Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Seimas, called on May 15, for continued efforts to amend the Constitution to allow dual citizenship to more Lithuanians. Pranckietis described Sunday's referendum as a successful initiative, even though it did not cross the required threshold of yes votes to pass the amendment. The referendum met the required turnout threshold, but fell around 300,000 «yes» votes short of adopting the amendment.
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