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Tuesday, 05.05.2015, 19:16
Lithuania's parliament has backed an idea to hold a referendum on dual citizenship, as proposed by the Liberal Movement. The party's group had proposed to organize an obligatory referendum on dual citizenship on 9 October 2016, the same day as the next general election in Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.
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Estonia's largest debt collection company Julianus Grupp OÜ announced that it acquired OÜ Castovanni, a debt collection agency operating in Estonia and Latvia, whose growth they had carefully watched, Äripäev.ee/LETA reports.
The Commission’s review on the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) for food and feed confirms the need for changes by the national governments in accepting the use of EU-authorised GMOs for animal and/or human consumption. The Commission proposes to amend existing EU laws to confer the states more freedom to restrict, prohibit or use of EU-authorised GMOs on their territory.
The Seimas in Lithuania has prohibited youngsters aged under 18 years not only to smoke (consume) tobacco products but to possess them altogether, reports LETA/ELTA.
Saeima in Latvia decided in the final reading today to approve amendments to the Education Law, stipulating that the education institution must provide moral education for the student in compliance with constitutional values, such as marriage and family, reports LETA.
The best way to solve the protracted issue of dual citizenship in Lithuania is to vote on it in a referendum, says Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, cites LETA/ELTA.
Lithuania has banned wearing separate elements of military uniforms and insignia in public spaces. The provision was incorporated into amendments to the Law on the Organisation of the National Defence System and Military Service and the accompanying legislation, cites LETA/ELTA.