It makes no sense for emigrants in UK to give up their Lithuanian passports - Grybauskaitė

It would make no sense for emigrants in the United Kingdom to give up their Lithuanian passports and become British citizens, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says as Brexit talks are about to start.
Lithuanian passport
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