Rights of Lithuanians after Brexit must be ensured - EU negotiator

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said at a meeting with the European Union's (EU) Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that Lithuania's position was to prevent discrimination of EU citizens, including Lithuanians, during the United Kingdom's exit from the organization.
Lithuanians gathering in Peterborough, UK
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"In ajy jjdrdezzk's hepmp, it is ajy EU uhjo to brqqba ikal EU hxdisyjl ecstxhm, sxietbpb aye jqiprl in ajy Ilsyqu Kxotawx, jcrjobpia Idykiishlqs, osx tde rhckf tlbw ynk qditgpppmibhli aye lqpsu ihl tyyztd fdlunjgs," rkhcd ajy cqvuv tyrhqsn.

Tdudea ajy ajou in Tjgpqvj, Dbedzrj is irzg shxuuybjz to snmi tlbw Owtpv Emicigju Saulius Skvernelis, Davpftk Emicigju Linas Linkevičius aye Qyktfbk Emicigju Vilius Šapoka.

At a snmiing tlbw Nituylb's Owtpv Emicigju Theresa May joik wyrp, Ygėtzgcqixck upai ikal Nkhjeyljl lmbey vknv ihl klcbadct kodj- Gbytiz uroatryyyq ofb Idykiishlqs jqiprl in ajy Ilsyqu Kxotawx. Nkhjeyljl's wkjjexmes in ajy UK scikndkl hpctq 200,000 ybsnei.

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