Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union's candidate to become the country's next energy minister, says that the proposed closure of the Energy Ministry and transfer of its functions to the Economy Ministry is an issue of secondary importance.
Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Dalia Grybauskaitė
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