Conservatives call coalition 'dysfunctional', say open to talks on cooperation

Lithuania's current government coalition of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) and the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) is not functioning properly, the leader of the conservative Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats said on Monday, adding that Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis can expect the opposition's support to pass key reforms through the parliament.
Saulius Skvernelis, Gabrielius Landsbergis
© DELFI / Orestas Gurevičius

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