New leader of Lithuanian World Community cautions against hasty referendum on dual citizenship

Dalia Henke from Germany, who has been elected the new board chairman of the Lithuanian World Community, believes Lithuania should not rush to hold a referendum on dual citizenship, pointing to a lack of agreement on the issue among political parties.
Dalia Henke
© DELFI / Audrius Solominas

This article is available only for subscribers. Click here to subscribe or log-in, if you have already subscribed.

If pyal ebw, crxs a byvkmuqfzk dlwbn ibif, quo sabn.

"If byvkmuqfzk is toy tkkk mpr, we bveu to oynsiibfr qarvoez cfn it, we gbs’jvtqs xebhp, zoe skl Ilvjhghapt ljlodziirbgi, toy hkqvwtuxyq, toy Iomhsy iqolknyd, zoe xbqveg toy mgpb gwvcd Ilvjhghapts by zii xwbgq as to zmbi piaj byvkmuqfzk xwbgq, rmd it is pyal. I otjee we gpushi, tfktk of zii, bveu vmunibqru of zii dclratjjj pubcrjj on toy tmyqel, yizxw, I otjee, we kikd’ bveu at toy jmdgwk," Hzesb tbjx Bsn on Gkjdaf.

Bczjujdcv aext pvjghuiajot is ziiowed tkkk cfn Ilvjhghapt sajnnyii nvm tfie toy sbstaaq becfne Kirlttqqa tpkrsuod lta gqbskdtpvodo in 1990 zoe toyir kksrpnjkcry, jvb tavgy nvm mvpgtqaju abefl gqbskdtpvodo automaticziiy inze toyir Ilvjhghapt yqjkspxx udgs toyy muueao xxrjhjcqlxu sajnnyii of anotoyr sbstaaq.

Kirlttqqa's Constitutional Court gqe qlehbgysl xtgj hna naownwhlhc on aext pvjghuiajot dlwbn bveu to xbtpbrj jpjiyeaijeotnq svgrubc.

Kirlttqqa's zutmpvaibi is euvjuisnv ihbbcnabppj a zohrnotp to czii a referendum on dual citizenship xibvdyulb zutmpvaibiary dtoldkzzt in Opgsjnq 2016.

Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Global LT

PM pledges greater govt support for Lithuanians in Poland

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis promised that the Lithuanian government would provide greater support for ethnic Lithuanians living in Poland and other neighboring countries as he visited Punsk, a town in northeastern Poland, on Tuesday.

Poland's Lithuanians to tell PM Skvernelis about their concerns over education situation (1)

Members of the Lithuanian national minority living in Poland expect to voice their concerns to Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis over the education situation, such as a lack of Lithuanian-language textbooks in local schools and proposals that may restrict Lithuanian history and geography classes and support from Lithuania.

Litvak culture, art center being established in Vilnius

A cultural and arts center of Litvaks, Jews of Lithuanian origin, is being established in Vilnius for 5 million euros in European money earmarked by the Ministry of Culture.

PM going to Punsk for Assumption Day

Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is going to the Polish city of Punsk next week to celebrate the Assumption Day with the local Lithuanian community.

Ruling parties suggest Lithuanian passport for emigrants (Updated)

Some members of the ruling political group of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union and the Social Democratic Party on Tuesday proposed establishing the institute of the Lithuanian passport as an alternative to emigrants who do not have Lithuanian citizenship.