Lithuanian president says she trusts Merkel and rejects fears of "second Munich"

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Amid fears by some politicians of a new "Munich Agreement" in talks on the situation in eastern Ukraine, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has said that she trusts that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not betray Ukraine or Lithuania.
Dalia Grybauskaitė, Angela Merkel
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