"The president has vetoed the Law on Seimas Elections and is sending it back for deliberation," Antanas Manstavicius, a presidential advisor, told BNS.
Currently, political parties need to receive at least 5 percent of the national vote in the multi-member constituency to get seats in the parliament and coalitions have to clear a 7 percent threshold.
The president earlier backed a 4 percent threshold for parties and 6 percent for party coalitions.
The Seimas passed the new law on December 10, mostly by votes of the ruling coalition parties.
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has expressed his regret over China's recent decision to remove...