Posts tagged as observers

Vilnius won’t send observers to Belarus election

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Lithuania will not be sending any observers to monitor the presidential election in Belarus this weekend. The country’s Foreign Ministry has told BNS that three Lithuanian diplomats residing in Belarus will observe the election, but Vilnius will not send its representatives. Laurynas Kaščiūnas, a Lithuanian MP and the head of the Lithuanian parliament’s provisional group For Democratic Belarus, said the election would not be democratic, since President Alexander Lukashenko’s opponents…

Nausėda, visiting Poland, urged to get more personal than Grybauskaitė

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Gitanas Nausėda, the new Lithuanian President, is in Poland on his first official visit abroad. Lithuanian political experts have commented to LRT, what should be the aim of the visit, where the economist-turned-President is meeting with counterpart Andrzej Duda and other top politicians. Lithuanian public broadcaster LRT reports that the observers it approached about the Tuesday, July 16, visit believe that Nausėda’s decision to go to Warsaw on his first…