Lithuanian president reveals her vote in EU appointments

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has confirmed that during the recent meeting of the European Council she voted in favour of Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk's appointment as the new President of the European Council but abstained during the vote on Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini's appointment as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.
Angela Merkel, David Cameron, Dalia Grybauskaitė
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