Vytenis Andriukaitis
Politics

If SocDems exit ruling bloc, their ministers should leave too – Andriukaitis

If the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) withdraws from the ruling coalition with the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), its ministers and heads of parliamentary committees should step down too, Lithuania’s EU commissioner Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, who is the LSDP’s honorary chairman, said. […]

Julius Sabatauskas, Gintautas Paluckas, Algirdas Butkevičius, Irena Šiaulienė, Algirdas Sysas
Politics

Social Democrats’ leaders to discuss situation in Government coalition

Members of the presidium of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) plan to meet in Vilnius on Thursday to discuss the situation in the ruling coalition. […]

Alcohol in Norfa shopping centre
Politics

Govt coalition’s fate may hinge on vote on alcohol restrictions – Karbauskis

The fate of Lithuania’s ruling coalition may depend on how the Social Democrats vote on a package of measures aimed at curbing alcohol consumption, Ramūnas Karbauskis, the leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), the bigger party in the coalition, said on May 19. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Politics

President hopes for opposition support to reforms of ruling parties

The constructive opposition should also support the reforms prepared by the ruling coalition, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said after meeting the Seimas board on Wednesday. […]