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On Monday, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announced his dismissal of three ministers – Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson, Minister of Environment Kęstutis Navickas and Minister of Education and Science Jurgita Petrauskienė. The latter’s ministry has been the site of a sit-in by some thirty teachers since Wednesday and around a thousand five hundred more teachers have now been on strike for four weeks. The lrt.lt news portal spoke to the departing minister Jurgita Petrauskienė.
Jurgita Petrauskienė
Jurgita Petrauskienė
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