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New foreign minister moves to restrict political appointments to Lithuania’s diplomatic service

Monday, December 21, 2020

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has proposed amendments, which, according to him, will limit political appointments to the diplomatic service. Landsbergis has proposed to delete a provision governing the minister’s right to appoint chargés d’affaires, consuls and minister-counsellors, unless the individuals already have a diplomatic service contract. The minister has also proposed to give up a provision governing the conclusion of a diplomatic service contract with vice-ministers. According to Landsbergis,…