President of the European Parliament (EP) Martin Schulz informed before Monday's plenary session in Strasbourg that the EP has received a request from the Lithuanian authorities to lift the immunity of Member of the European Parliament Viktor Uspaskich, who is a member of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe.
Lithuania's acting Prosecutor General Darius Raulušaitis on Monday turned to European Parliament President Martin Schulz with a request to take away the immunity from prosecution of Lithuanian MEP Viktor Uspaskich. The Lithuanian Court of Appeals is currently hearing a fraud case against him.
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The proposal by UK Prime Minister Theresa May for European Union (EU) citizens present in the country should ease tensions among the Lithuanians living in great Britain, says Daiva Asanavičiūtė, the leader of the local Lithuanian community.
The European Union (EU) should consolidate in the field of defense and countries of the euro area should also deepen their cooperation, Spain's Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said in Vilnius on Wednesday.