• December 20, 2016
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Lithuanian Parliament approved the resolution concerning the improvement of the relations with Poland

On Tuesday the Parliament approved the resolution concerning the improvement of parliamentary diplomacy- it pleads to reset relations with Poland.

In the approved document Parliament “pleads to reconstructing tight interparliamentary cooperation with Poland that is especially important not only if it comes to coordinating positions in safety issues in the region, but also in the context of abolishing given obstacles on a way to improving bilateral relationships based on reciprocal respect and understanding”.

The resolution was initiated by Committees of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs document was supported in the voting by 76 MPs, nobody was against, 3 MPs abstained from voting.

In the resolution there are also proposed the strengthening of cooperation of Baltic states, declaration of support for Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, a special attention towards Germany is pushed for- the aim is to provide the fluent deployment process of NATO battalion in Lithuania under the presidency of this country and for “maintaining the current policy of deterrence towards Russia”, and also the need for strengthening direct working relationship with Congress of the United States are declared.

Translated by Agnieszka Bladowska within the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu.

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