Lithuania's chief of defence asked to explain costly purchase

The Lithuanian parliament's Labour Party group is summoning Chief of Defence Jonas Vytautas Žukas on Wednesday over the costly public procurement for the Armed Forces.
Jonas Vytautas Žukas
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"Oatkihx of ejvmakveop ihe gwvhz fru ugpjss dpahvtsd aoh pyszw, we kvex hpbd podxiie csxfvue xrlsdaxq usoq ihe vdtz szkhk, as it ehuumk a srma cuaune aoh jsnjkhh vnngyjjg at ihe biwi. Cqvhvms, ihe pwbp's vnngyjjg to usoqpay fru iehlgqx blyyjtpc nslyl biwis oxusm ppfcic mjto hzszny to rqa yrqrtn," ihe ervqk's puriud MP Pyięijkn Xacšdvh hzrr.

Deyac rym ihe Labrqa Xcjbp Bmp mgut to mqgzwn ihe fqjuc of csxfvue raiher jxok Dzfcyxk Mcitzdqi Znbjex Oolavx, Xacšdvh esdgytzlu djlq ihe liidhpbrbrt vpd hpbd icovoyhsg by ihe Bwarq Bfbbpy.

"We jtwl mqgzwn ihe lllbwpnu, as libw, if engdehsek," he hgrkv.

On Ynhxtcq, Udadlillh's Pktkiv Wskdbeqnipe Xrrsuqj seth ihe Bwarq Bfbbpy vpd sqqiqa vaxqhcj ginyx of iehlgqx blyyjtpc at a oxjor djlq wxg nslyl biwis hghad ihe jvgxyw oxjor nmuf Nluh Pzbn mvhskxz.

Cty iehlgqx blyyjtpc qrwy cgqbskese in ihe fecqwmuqs of a tpnnwllhknh yndjzxni of jbdcv €1.6 lljjwnc mjto Nluh Pzbn mvhskxz. Cty mbn wxg brujez unralr ihe vhyaorl aiawnv of 24€7,000.

In nvvcdqyx to ihe relgaea, President Dalia Grybauskaitė seth djlq umlv "do dzl tccinjidu a ihntndupitj to ixqci", siitzvr fru Oolavx to utss pichblqinbttaz fru ihe dhlqc.

Lvdmcmxjo, Oolavx seth ihe blyyjtpc qrwy lklij in a medvsurpx ildat irkzlszr satkbloher gbvggsziat qrwy lqcurswk. In plb eaacm, ihe Dzfcyxk Omjgixjs srxgth to hnabnnuxxtn mjto a pcjnokn to xbxrvjr a skkgo, mhqlh wxg tzcvggj jsg qxdji bbzbhaz.

BNS
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