Lithuania’s Prime Minister appeals to Europeans’ perseverance

In light of Russia’s ongoing war of aggression against Ukraine, Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė has called on the EU to show perseverance. “Europe is still stronger than a single autocrat and capable of making decisions,” she said at a press briefing in Berlin yesterday. People in most European countries are worried about higher energy prices. Compared to conditions in Ukraine, however, this is merely a loss of comfort, she said. “It is nothing compared to the people who die every day in Ukraine, whose houses are destroyed or who no longer have a roof over their heads.”

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