“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.
A hundred Lithuanian MPs have drafted Constitutional amendments that should pave the way for Rolandas Paksas, a member of the ruling Order and Justice party who has been impeached as president in 2004 and banned from running for public office since then, to run for parliament and president again. […]