Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius says that problems faced by entrepreneurs affected by Russia's sanctions should be regarded as problems of national significance.
Algirdas Butkevičius
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After Tuesday's working dinner with President Dalia Grybauskaitė and the cabinet, the prime minister instructed all state institutions to contribute to solving problems that businesses face.

The prime minister said at the press conference that the government approved recommendations on how to diversify Lithuania's exports and cut losses sustained due to the Russian embargo.

"Problems of businesses' arising from the embargo are regarded as problems of national significance," said Butkevičius. According to him, state institutions have to assist businesses in finding ways to new markets.

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