Seimas speaker survives no-confidence vote

  • 2019-10-29
Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis has survived a second no-confidence vote as members of the ruling block failed to garner the necessary number of votes on October 22.  At the ruling majority initiative, a second vote was held on Tuesday and 63 MPs voted in favour, five were against and 11 ballots were damaged. At least 71 votes in favour were necessary to remove Pranckietis.
 
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