Posts tagged as ruling coalition

Lithuania’s ruling parties allege foreign interference in reports on minister

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Lithuania’s ruling coalition has turned to intelligence services over alleged foreign involvement in corruption reports against the embattled transport minister, Jaroslav Narkevič. LRT published an  investigation   last week, alleging that Narkevič received kickbacks for securing municipal contracts for a local company, Sodžiaus Būstas. Later, reported that the owner of the company, Aleksandras Ribnikovas, who made the accusations against the minister, coordinated his actions with Darius Kuliesius, an adviser…

Ruling coalition agrees to nominate Dombrovskis for EU commissioner

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The ruling coalition parties during the cooperation meeting on Monday agreed to endorse European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis’ (New Unity) nomination for a European Commission job. Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) told the press after the meeting that the issue on nominating Dombrovskis for the EU commissioner will be discussed during the government meeting already tomorrow. The prime minister on Tuesday will also meet with Dombrovskis, and the…

Lithuania’s EAPL-CFA will take part in talks on ruling coalition

Monday, June 10, 2019

The Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance will take part in the ongoing talks on a new ruling coalition, its leader said after the party’s council meeting in Vilnius on Friday. “It made the decision to officially start talks on a future coalition,” Tomasevski told journalists after the council meeting. “We agreed that program provisions are key and from that point we start to talk. If…