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Lithuanian president to nominate Skvernelis for PM after courtesy resignation

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Lithuania’s new President Gitanas Nauseda is expected to nominate on Thursday Saulius Skvernelis for reappointment as prime minister by the parliament. Skvernelis returned his Cabinet’s powers to Nauseda after he was sworn in as president last Friday. The procedure, which is sometimes called “courtesy resignation”, is envisaged in the Constitution. On Thursday, Skvernelis is expected to answer questions from lawmakers, with a vote on his reappointment planned for next Tuesday.…