“Dear Mr Kopf, on behalf of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, let me express the deepest sympathy for the death of Barbara Prammer, President of the National Council. We share the grief of the family and friends of the late President at their painful loss. Together with our colleagues at the Austrian Parliament and the Austrian people, we will always remember the fortitude of the deceased and her respect for a human being,” reads the condolence letter of the speaker of the Seimas.
Lithuania’s Order and Justice party wants parliament to speak out against refugee quotas
Representatives of the Order and Justice party, part of the ruling coalition in Lithuania, have proposed to the country’s parliament to express its opposition to a permanent mandatory refugee quota system and call on the government to launch consultations with Poland and other Baltic states on the formulation of a joint position. […]
Lithuanian parliament committee discusses refugee integration issues
On Thursday, Lithuania’s parliament held a public hearing on the report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on the Participatory Assessment of refugees’ integration opportunities and challenges in Lithuania, the Seimas’ press service informs. […]
Lithuania’s Labour Party preparing for leadership vote as its founder likely to lose legal immunity
The European Parliament‘s (EP) Committee on Legal Affairs will vote again on Wednesday to remove legal immunity of MEP Viktor Uspaskich, the founder of Lithuania’s Labour Party. […]
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