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The council of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) is holding a sitting in Vilnius on Friday to discuss the results of last month's parliamentary elections and decide whether or not the party will join the country's next ruling coalition.
Algirdas Butkevičius
Algirdas Butkevičius
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The Social Democrats are currently holding talks with the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU), the party that triumphed in the elections, over forming a coalition government.

The LSDP's next congress is scheduled for May 6, 2017.

The Social Democrats, the largest party in the outgoing parliament with 39 seats, finished third in the recent elections with 17 seats.

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