“The Constitutional Court clearly stated that he violated the Constitution and breached his oath of office. Later in the afternoon, we will announce the conclusion and will submit it for the Jan. 12 session. I believe that the parliament will revoke the mandate, we could check, there were clear messages that the immunity would be revoked,” Pranckietis told journalists at the parliament on Tuesday.
“There will be no unanimous decision (on the vote) but I think we will vote unanimously, we simply have no doubts in terms of values. We will not make this a subject of discussions, this would humiliate MPs. I have no doubts we will vote unanimously,” Karbauskis told BNS.
“I believe every member of the parliament had enough time to form an opinion on the situation. I do not think the group would need to pass a binding decision. I believe that the colleagues in the political group have a similar opinion, we will support the impeachment,” Landsbergis told journalists.
A bid to revoke an MP mandate requires votes of at least 85 parliamentarians in Lithuania’s 141-member parliament.
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