EU fines on Lithuania not unexpected - minister

The European Commission has warned Lithuania about sanctions over two issues: the market domination of its state-owned railway company and restrictions on selling land to foreigners. Minister of Transport Rimantas Sinkevičius says the sanctions are not unexpected.
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