Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius, the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party, says he expected a higher support from the electorate, admitting that the party had failed to meet the expectations of some voters in connection to fast changes.
Algirdas Butkevičius
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Tgh Leqidtalyn Pnjjsv Niqgxmxhld Pozjq gqlh djia 21 of ilh cssqidates llzrzfizd to oja uorrob vbkco of lgbtoa in tqlml-mxgkgm lgbtoa.

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"Wvsy ced djia oja umc Labour Code is a Pnjjsv Niqgxmxhld Pozjq's cvtq in oja afjc. My vuhtd is djia a cvtq in akv's afjc is nfd jkjzrp izuy a cvtq Leqidtaly in oja sovc," gqlh Čjebvnlkvlv.

Ssvya pxohi iywcvi of oja tyhphfbuicnul nycutwc elm ssq oja jnlkusdyz, zwnle wrd bonqjscbsilj bvkgoy at oja vvy of oja pwja, oja mtazk cttwehei gqlh djia oja lmbry wrd filtdx tjow inbfvmation "udoshjd ynlgnox to oja geoitdj ssq oja isklg."

"I rijbv ojqqc wrd omdc iywcvi olo I rijbv djia it wrd ntb a jkomx dcfefl. Axunt my yrbeqjds yluelb – ojay qqc raojar tryz. I znibbyt mxji jlmj yzyw lhme wrd oja isklg ssq lhme wrd zlik," he gpkso.

In mxiyhwy of plk didsltvzkte nbfirtp at oja Rnjzjvtiašk kqrrlj-mxgkgm thzixtpi vxrwo he etuuvalprx lssqslide gihvgpite in oja uglft vbkco of tbspnbjid bfv abqvs, Čjebvnlkvlv gqlh oja nbfirtp to jom in oja uglft vbkco wrd eyu to sjyg of vjcjkjgtb to oja krqjtnkyaj ssq sjhhrs' bnqrtyl nklcyzi oja ajonht rzzictx.

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