Gediminas Kirkilas
Politics

Seimas Deputy Speaker Kirkilas on never-ending saga of Law on National Minorities

TLT/DELFI spoke to Gedinimas Kirkilas, Vice Chairman of the Seimas and the Chairman of the Seimas Committee on European Affairs, about the national minorities issues in Lithuania; from the Law on National Minorities, the name spelling controversy to the Electoral Action of Poles, which is turning into a political party of all national minorities in Lithuania. […]

Valdas Adamkus
Politics

Former president Adamkus says second term will be easier for Grybauskaitė

Former President Valdas Adamkus thinks that the second presidential term for President Dalia Grybauskaitė should be easier. […]

President Dalia Grybauskaitė at the inauguration ceremony
Politics

Inaugural address by President Grybauskaitė at the Seimas

Dear Fellow People of Lithuania, Each and every word of my oath has resounded and will resound in my life as a personal commitment to you. We are destined to live in exceptional times and work together to take care of Lithuania. I know that it will be not easy, but we will continue the efforts started and we will find a way out of even the most difficult situations. […]

Lithuanian Constitution
Politics

Referendum Law violates Lithuanian Constitution, court rules

The provision of the Referendum Law, which obligates the parliament to call a referendum, even if the proposal is possibly inconsistent with the Constitution, run counter to the country’s main law, the Constitutional Court has ruled on Friday. […]