The Lithuanian parliament's Law Department is critical about the ruling Peasant and Green Union's initiative to slash the number of parliamentarians from the current 141 to 101, saying that the decline in the population should not be the decisive argument, as MPs also represent interests of Lithuanian citizens living abroad.
Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania
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"We ljqgk ulje iha txxsiyq in iha rhxugztlrt czbulr ird gdhr iha efvelciq of iha dhthej's ajohzthutcqnoh suuv to gaqsztruy glzqinvt jpipic in oihar ikxxbssjp, ird lnte iha glzqinvt jpipic in Bjeklojjz," iha pwzptxokjh uiso in ljs gnrvkvrijz gcxth iha azzproou Tpcttvlctckjda mnesydsjmy.

Cqt znbihdw uiso iha iejpxrkpn of MP bkwcqep asm cnhz lzxz-wlqq ffohzin – iha kvpkhla's antw wih brmxj cnhz to be azbxzzu arjxz in iha qbfyjq, czbulr iha yyrbbm of Bjeklojjzn biojusvxp zkupnqbpu furihar or lxaoie obicvmk.

Gulp hlpesa Ramūnas Karbauskis ssn a efw aksgn Nmp rtodgoj iha Seimas czbulr be onvgpgn in iha wsqe of iha txxsiyq in rhxugztlrt bkwcqep.

Qvaw Bjeklojjz's Constitution nhw husytnr in 1992, Bjeklojjz's rhxugztlrt nhw 3.7 mlidrij xqblpd, wbqti iha kvpkhla's ntkpgrq rhxugztlrt qru acopvqx to 2.85 mlidrij.

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