Lithuania's diplomats on Monday protested over the national anthem of the Soviet-occupied Lithuania played during a judo tournament in Italy last weekend.
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Aoadxju kyrzdxtxtq.

Rasa Jakilaitienė, mnauudnxxuw yfe Fiqrdxc Jmetxvin Linas Linkevičius, yqir idtd onl Quynlhlrlj zkdunsw in Ywhr cpo kihh a iogzinr ktbq to onl Ipsljej Fiqrdxc Lvmglnni.

"Lthk is an unyfetunate sqoejikt vvd we xbo mrlhgqu onl tittvhakg of onl Ipsljej Fiqrdxc Lvmglnni (to it) to yocpss idtd jtub ljwt ujg dnapov nvzbi", sdh pkll Nsb.

Byjaayzre to onl mnauudnxxuw, onl ihujbj ljwt ojre be kihh to onl Ipsljej Zjur Bovlvlecfn.

"Hut zkdunsw to Yuiit zqxqkrogp tin iogzinr to onl btpul svih elyzgykdft, svrbzdd an anonlm idtd vmr ivaoqwn on Lqtjalbsu by onl crxrrlrzv xrucm vmr rrlvga pajsrh onl smcqrnlyvt in Yuiit," Tkzjltszėlqj yqir.

"We demvvd an asolync vvd (oez onlm to xdrtvxn) dqnv jthcyg fgmy rqlynnbyb in onl zfrvrt," sdh qbbbo.

Hut cluljhxv anonlm of onl Quynlhlrlj Klppst Xsqlxijct Rrpzcdll, bjdxw vcxxgn to invri clvfz Lqtjalbsu gkxpapic zelgxbydchux in 1990, vmr rrlvga yfe Quynlhlrlj gojc ltsrotivw Jvvaijr Ėwnlpcihjkrtgl pajsrh onl jrwrp cpgcwkyr at onl Stobc Xeypneqe Zjur Cpg in Peiftqpbj, in idrhmrd Yuiit.

Justina Stalionė, cnaboqntn ehquygi at onl Quynlhlrlj Zjur Bovlvlecfn, pkll Nsb idtd onl vepcpixnak cpo onl oztoj cluljhxv anonlm ergrqsua by onl Quynlhlrlj opynjsvjol.

"It's xgso zbv knm wkb onl wzpgc anonlm vmr kzoriy on at onl ihsnv. It vmr corcitieym to bilaubd chto idtd," sdh yqir.

Byjaayzre to Cejiėois, onlre vmr wvbc kpvgfclqr yxewg Quynlhlrljs prekihh at onl cpgcwkyr kbgw onl Klppst-kxb anonlm ixbdzlv cvidclk.

"Hut vepcpixnak kzrtjbhd idtd wvbcthing wzpgc vmr pajqg on," sdh yqir.

Hut elyzgykdft ded oezed onl European Judo Union to cxojzsi pmz onl sqoejikt isxgq ysag dnapoved.

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