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Published: 17 october 2019 16:29

R. Karbauskis blames R. Žemaitaitis for the “spectacle” in Seimas on Tuesday: betrayal of the coalition

Remigijus Žemaitaitis ir Ramūnas Karbauskis
Juliaus Kalinsko / 15min nuotr. / Remigijus Žemaitaitis and Ramūnas Karbauskis

If not for Order and Justice party chairman Remigijus Žemaitaitis’ vote in favour at the Seimas board’s meeting, there would have been no exceptional plenary sitting and the vote on dismissing the Seimas speaker would not have been held, “Farmer” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis says. He spoke of this after a “Farmer” Seimas group meeting held on Wednesday. During it, the “Farmers” decided to remove non-partisan V. Pranckietis from the group, who had previously suspended his membership.

“Today, the group voted on the Seimas speaker being removed from the group. His membership was suspended after him becoming Seimas speaker. We did not want to do it until a vote was held on dismissing the Seimas speaker, but after yesterday, there were no more arguments to not do it,” R. Karbauskis said.

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