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February 17, 2020

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Front-runners Simonyte, Nauseda to meet in Lithuania presidential runoff, prime minister to resign

VILNIUS (Reuters) – Pre-election favourites Ingrida Simonyte and Gitanas Nauseda will face off in the second round of Lithuania’s presidential election, as Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis conceded defeat in Sunday’s vote and said he would resign his post. Lithuanians voted in large numbers in the contest to succeed outgoing President Dalia Grybauskaite,