Markauskas steps down as Lithuania's agriculture minister
Bronius Markauskas is stepping down as Lithuania's agriculture minister amid criticism over his family's farming practices, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.
"The minister today informed me about his decision to leave his post in light of all the circumstances. I respect the minister's decision," he told reporters after the Cabinet's meeting.
The prime minister underlined that Markauskas is not facing any charges from law-enforcement bodies, but