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Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says that during its tenure between 2016 and 2019, Lithuania is planning actively raise the issue of human rights in Russian-annexed Crimea, LRT reports.

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Lithuania will back an initiative to set up a mechanism for monitoring the situation in Crimea, the foreign minister says. Safety of reporters in crisis zones will be another focus, he adds.

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