The Lithuanian parliament (Seym - Seimas) has adopted in the first reading the bill prohibiting Russians and Belarusians from applying for citizenship.

APA informs that the text of the adopted document is posted on the website of the Lithuanian Seimas.

It was noted that consideration of applications for citizenship will be stopped.

The draft law adopted by the Diet was approved by 113 deputies, 9 deputies abstained, and no one voted against it.