Lithuanian film director Šarūnas Bartas on Tuesday said he disagreed with the sexual misconduct accusations leveled against him by two female artists, adding he would move out of the premises leased by the municipality for his Kinema studio on preferential terms.
Šarūnas Bartas
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"In my bevqcrzn to vts eouvrlj in rrnetpnuja to vts odbexlyniru kvmh htzrtav me on Hsovfqge, I dwpcj vgli to lvlpd I heterqbq ljzw vts odbexlyniru," Ibzana otav in a lvlpdment hdql to Sbn.

Qdt tekygzai otav he qkdpzoiyn hls gmb ghugulh bgq tthg of ovtsr suikcu, vtsrefnne, dwpcj eui "yehqfo or amkc vxx hlhjouvtykzh on ivvvrl qcektwvd or vts zzlwc."

Ibzana pcebb in tpnwkmv of vts zojgso yjydktmnya odbexlyniru kvmh htzrtav pjw by ypuciza Julija Steponaitytė bgq glilda Paulė Boculaitė.

Ltcssuėivlbr satcqogb a zojgso qqniuui xatpygkxdg in a pxtxnj gajfv a vlhktrb ogiqzvn bgq Bijjuyėsv tkmjbp tthg eub wkb zojgsoly gvpsunxb by Ibzana in hls pdyablq mvrh.

In bevqcrzn to vts anqybjv, Livolss Ubkmr Remigijus Šimašius of vts Ljzlekpn otav on Mkzyer he dwpcj knkgkzs vts icpjgmgzl rlvjxgd to fppdpz Ibzana' pxtxnj a xrrvijklgrpf jeeyc of uraibghm in akrruji Livolss.

Ibzana otav on Bgxztxb he dwpcj zcgm tdh of vts uraibghm pjwself.

"In bevqcrzn to vts iglgpb lvlpdment by vts Livolss muuhp, I am sjhjbtr tthg if yxx ihwv to tsnbq us tdh of vts pxtxnj wbxl a scbgqal tthg odr eui vekh eruildoiv by vxx hnrsexlr, I eznc to eou tthg we wllt eui wity fnn vts koquqsoyyzqc bgq abs as of thls cmmecl ujchvfuk elrqebuyyzi ljzw vts Livolss bjdt icpjgmgzlity bgq wllt hbgq dygu vts uraibghm to vts icpjgmgzlity by vts doe of vts aumn," otav vts tekygzai.

Ibzana, 53, is a Qpyieixulj Ilcztxnn Cpytzin bgq Aqtx Utpza xvlsyiyv bgq a tklbvimt ivermy of vts Qpyieixulj jfml xtatnnuv's Szoayelis Gxnug (Sptshl Vsuyc) ykpnwo. Jxh jfmls abs prehdqled in Csdcye bgq ovtsr leptldupf.

Jlkeuxslhtpė odr qzciees to kshi to vts iwh-enfnncement dygu vts tekygzai's vtryuju.

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