Lithuania not to dismantle Soviet monuments

13:36, 01 June 2007
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Lithuanian Ambassador to Ukraine said this to a press conference

Lithuania has not intent to dismantle Soviet monuments, according to Ambassador of the Lithuanian Republic to Ukraine Algirdas Kumzha.

      According to an UNIAN correspondent, the ambassador said to a press conference in Kyiv today that Lithuania takes care of all its monuments. “In Lithuania, we do respect memory, graves, and monuments. This is in our blood – to respect the past”, A.Kumzha stressed.

      At the same time, he pointed out there are no monuments to Lenin and Stalin in Lithuania.

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