The Government of Lithuania on Wednesday backed the recall of four ambassadors – to Russia, Ukraine, Spain and the Czech Republic – after their terms end.
Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Ambassador to Russia Renatas Norkus will be recalled as of 22 December and is set to be replaced by First Deputy Chancellor of the Government of Lithuania Remigijus Motuzas.

Ambassador to Ukraine Petras Vaitiekūnas, Ambassador to the Czech Republic Aurimas Taurantas and Ambassador to Spain Audra Plepytė will be recalled as of 29 December.

In Lithuania, ambassadors are appointed and recalled by the president upon the suggestion of the government and approval of the parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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