Lithuanian foreign minister rejects predecessor's criticism about Ukraine as "populism"

Lithuania's Social Democratic Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has rejected criticism levied on him by his concervative predecessor Audronius Ažubalis, who said that during its presidency in the UN Security Council Lithuania failed to initiate an appeal to the International Court of Justice over Russia's annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea.
Linas Linkevičius
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