Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is soon to move to a new residence in Turniškės, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Vilnius, says Chancellor of the Government Remigijus Motuzas.
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"We believe he will definitely live here. He should," the chancellor told journalists on Tuesday while showing them around the renovated house.

According to Motuzas, the residence was renovated without consultations with the prime minister or his wife.

Butkevičius said earlier, however, he would not wish to move to the house that is intended as the prime minister's official residence. He now lives in an apartment in central Vilnius near Vingio Park.

The renovation of the residence in Turniškės has taken more than seven years to complete and cost over 5 million litas (EUR 1.44 million).

Turniškės is also the place of the official residence of the Lithuanian president and a number of foreign ambassadors.

BNS
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