Lithuanian foreign minister says Tusk's and Mogherini's appointments to top EU jobs are "compromise"

The appointment of Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as the new President of the European Council and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy was a compromise solution, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says.
Linas Linkevičius
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