aA
The Lithuanian Social Democratic Party's (LSDP) ethics commission and its presidium will discuss the behavior of the party's lawmakers who signed a deal with the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) despite the party's decision to withdraw from the ruling coalition, LSDP Chairman Gintautas Paluckas said on Monday.
At the Social Democratic Party's Council on Sept. 23
At the Social Democratic Party's Council on Sept. 23
© DELFI / Orestas Gurevičius

"The (party's) statute sets out everything very clearly. Should any member fail to comply with the party's decision, he or she has two options: either not to impede the implementation of the party's decision or the Ethics and Procedures Commission will assess what impact this has on the party's reputation, authority and so on," the chairman told reporters.

"The issue will be undoubtedly discussed by the party's Ethics and Procedures Commission and the presidium," he said.

According to Paluckas, the lawmakers may face a warning, reprimand or expulsion from the party.

"You wonder whose head is going to roll right away, but this is an extreme measure that is used infrequently. I respect (Foreign Minister) Linas Linkevicius, who, seeing that his position runs counter to that of the party, decided to leave the party and thus solved all the issues", Paluckas said.

The LSDP Council decided to pull out of the ruling coalition over the weekend, but 10 out of 17 members of the party's political group in the Seimas voted on Monday to continue cooperation with the LFGU.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
|Populiariausi straipsniai ir video

8th death in Lituania due to coronavirus

On Tuesday it was announced about another death of a patient with the novel coronavirus .

27 severe coronavirus cases in country

Lithuania currently has 27 severe COVID-19 cases and the coronavirus outbreak has not yet peaked,...

Coronavirus pandemic: 537 cases in Lithuania

On Tuesday, 30th March, 46 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lithuania. In total there were 537...

COVID-19 spread curve shows signs of flattening in Lithuania

There are signs that the coronavirus spread curve in Lithuania is flattening, Health Minister...

Two fever clinics set to commence operations in Vilnius on Tuesday afternoon

The Municipality of Vilnius is opening two fever clinics following last Wednesday’s Ministry of...

Top news

8th death in Lituania due to coronavirus

On Tuesday it was announced about another death of a patient with the novel coronavirus .

Coronavirus pandemic: 537 cases in Lithuania

On Tuesday, 30th March, 46 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lithuania. In total there were 537...

The Roop gets place in final in next year Eurovision selection

Lithuania will hold a national Eurovision selection next year, and this year's winner The Roop, a...

27 severe coronavirus cases in country

Lithuania currently has 27 severe COVID-19 cases and the coronavirus outbreak has not yet peaked,...

GetJet Airlines set to lay off 370 employees

Lithuania's wet-lease and charter services provider GetJet Airlines has given lay-off notices to 370...

|Maža didelių žinių kaina