Posts tagged as Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union

Two Lithuanian MEPs abstain from voting on EP resolution on Belarus

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Two Lithuanian MEPs – Stasys Jakeliūnas and Viktor Uspaskich – abstained when the European Parliament voted last week on a resolution supporting Belarus’ opposition. Jakeliūnas, a MEP for the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, said he did not back the resolution because of its “overly aggressive rhetoric”, but added that he does not support the Russian or Belarusian regimes. “These things are too populist. Also, overly aggressive unbalanced rhetoric can…

Lithuanian ruling party proposes to set up state development bank

Thursday, June 11, 2020

A group of MPs from the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union have proposed to establish a State Development Bank. The bank would be “a viable alternative to traditional commercial banks that can channel financial resources into projects focused on long-term social and economic well-being”, according to the proposal. The draft parliamentary resolution has been put forth by leader of the Farmers and Greens Union, Ramūnas Karbauskis, as well as…

Who will lead the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union’s candidate list

Monday, February 3, 2020

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says he cannot give yet his answer to the offer to lead the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union’s candidate list for the upcoming general election. LVŽS leader Ramūnas Karbauskis  stepped down   as the head of the party’s political group in the Seimas on Friday. He then offered PM Skvernelis to lead the party’s candidate list in the upcoming parliamentary election. Karbauskis will also…

Lithuanian president’s office calls municipal polls opposition’s victory over ruling bloc

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

An advisor to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite described on Tuesday the results of the recent municipal elections as a defeat for the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) and a victory for the opposition. “It was people, democracy and the opposition who won,” Mindaugas Linge told Ziniu Radijas. “It is evident that people are not inclined to support (the ruling bloc’s) national policies,” he added. The LFGU won fewer seats in…