First Deputy Government Chancellor Remigijus Motuzas should be appointed as Lithuania's ambassador to Russia as of 20 January 1015.
Remigijus Motuzas
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The appointment is envisaged in a decree drafted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The government should decide as to whether the candidate will be proposed to the president on Monday.

Lithuania's current Ambassador to Russia Renatas Norkus should be recalled from Moscow on 22 December.

In Lithuania, ambassadors are appointed and recalled by the president, based on the government's proposal and approval from the parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee.

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