Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Tuesday appointed Saulius Skvernelis as the country's new prime minister in line with the Constitution and in response to the approval of the newly-elected parliament.
Saulius Skvernelis, Dalia Grybauskaitė
© DELFI / Andrius Ufartas

Grybauskaitė authorized Skvernelis to form the new government within 15 days and submit its line-up for approval, the President's Office said.

Under the Constitution, the president appoints the prime minister after the parliament's approval, authorizing him to form the government and approving its line-up.

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