Lithuanian President issues order to recall ambassador to Azerbaijan

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė has issued an order to recall ambassadors of the country to Azerbaijan and Hungary Artūras Žurauskas and Renatas Juška. APA reports quoting Delfi agency that the ambassadors are dismissed under the president’s order basing on the local Constitution and government’s decision. The ambassadors will end working on September 30. The records are said to have been uploaded to on 8 July, 2013, in one of which, two Lithuanian diplomats are said to be involved in a conversation. It is presumed that one of the diplomats is Zenonas Kumetaitis, deputy director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Eastern Neighbourhood Policy Department, and the other one is Renatas Juška, Lithuania’s Ambassador to Hungary. The men in the recording are having an informal conversation about Azerbaijan-Armenia relations, personal opinions on the conflict between the two countries, Azerbaijani and Armenians’ active participation in the resolution of issues related to them at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the establishment of a group of friendship with Nagorno-Karabakh in the Lithuanian Seimas. "I consider it right to call Nagorno-Karabakh as Artsakh. I am supportive of those who lead Armenians," the man, named as Juska said. News.Az