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Published: 17 october 2019 17:03

V. Pranckietis threatens to not include the question of his dismissal in Tuesday’s agenda

Viktoras Pranckietis
Žygimanto Gedvilos / 15min nuotr. / Viktoras Pranckietis

The Seimas has decided to redo the vote on Seimas Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis’ dismissal from office, however V. Pranckietis himself says he will not include the question in Tuesday’s agenda. According to him, as per the Seimas statute, a motion to dismiss an official can only be presented once per Seimas session. First Seimas Vice Speaker Rima Baškienė of the “Farmers” disagrees with V. Pranckietis’ opinion.

While Seimas was deciding whether it should redo the vote on V. Pranckietis being dismissed from office, the Seimas speaker called the Seimas board for a meeting.

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