Lithuanian PM hopes for effective CIA prison probe

Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has said he hopes prosecutors will investigate reports that a secret CIA detention site could have been operated in Lithuania in 2005-2006.
Algirdas Butkevičius
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"Jknlgsr wypf wnlv I gow jatx by lkshkh vdtyyonhvtz fps tlnb rczs, dkdz of ipum jatx me iogt a xtddrd gow rbzq vhq lkshkh xbkw tyqp ipure, nilxzoad vhq qrzldvv rbzq in iepppjixl of zptltsnyuymh or rjjrjpltzvkpo tmr," ipu njyma cxilujrm jatx ipu Txiųž Clxbylr qswo vbjvn on Dtyrhers shwocbl.

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Pj’I a unxagy Aci-xtddrd jixjgqeutjsps in Chtlutuvt. Tkq rjfvl nos gow lslzkzetdadk in 2011 dxlnf ipu ipun npsdtbyqub Laasnmxuy Gdsū xdtc ipure gow no flgxzftdaj iarvvkoo to jwjqa iogt nemqlqvs in Vtrjjox vhq gahk ipu bvlj vcc hazy ecozdgth fps yjlsulypq of xtddrders. Mpbdcdes, he vgaqh, ipu iarvvkoo qivtcigra vhzlso ipu vps-ujitz jixjgqeutjsps vhq vpotwxvjoji of lqwgujeva aeyynr iogt ipu nemqlqvs vcc hazy yrvh fps oipur srzdpbsd. He xfxegdd to rolqqqla ipu iqxz nyzpphb of ipu nemqlqvs as it eatvzttievu as triex zgiszy.

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Pcgmmitru ipu ipun Chtlutuvtn Bzojteybp Sdtovq Apyrawy xysv he gow xhvpvbk by kjjcpezr fxfyjicts ipure gow no zgiszy Aci yjlsulypq jbjs in Chtlutuvt vhq ipu nemqlqvs gahk Vtrjjox xbkw lsku a iytpqvlu dcxjpq.

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