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Lithuanian opposition wants ‘Cuba card’ as leverage in Brussels

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

As Lithuania remains the last country to sign the EU–Cuba agreement, opposition MPs call to use the ‘Cuba card’ as leverage to get concessions from Brussels. The parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs voted last week to ratify the EU–Cuba pact signed in 2016, even though MPs of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats left the room in protest. Homeland Union politicians claim that the agreement would serve Cuba’s undemocratic…