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Lithuania speaks out against Mogherini for EU post

15.07.14 @ 13:55

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Lithuanian PM Butkevicius told LRT radio Tuesday "the candidature of the Italian foreign minister will not be supported" by Vilnius. Italian newswire Ansa cited sources close to new EU commission chief Juncker saying Mogherini, considered too pro-Russian by some, is "a good candidate but she has 10-11 countries against her".