A flag has been stolen from the Israeli Embassy in Vilnius, local authorities report.
Europa Building that hosts the Israeli Embassy
© DELFI / Šarūnas Mažeika

The Israeli flag was reported missing from the embassy building on Konstitucijos Avenue at about 8 AM on Sunday.

Another flag-related incident was reported on Tuesday when a man was seen removing and tearing up a European Union (EU) flag off a building on Algirdo Street in central Vilnius at 8:33 AM. The 39-year-old man was detained and taken to a mental hospital.

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