President Dalia Grybauskaitė has this week appointed Andrius Pulokas as Lithuania's ambassador to Belarus.

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Pulokas, who is currently director of the Foreign Ministry's Consular Department, will take over as ambassador to the neighbouring country from Evaldas Ignatavičius on August 8.

Lithuanian ambassadors are appointed and dismissed by the president on the government's recommendation and subject to approval from the parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee.

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