Seimas speaker mentions impeachment for Bastys, PM sees no grounds

Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis has said that the parliament might open an impeachment procedure against Social Democratic MP Mindaugas Bastys, if he does not decide to step down from the Seimas leadership and the parliament itself after the State Security Department refused to give him access to classified information due to his personal links with criminal figures and representatives of Russian energy companies.
Viktoras Pranckietis
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