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Lithuanian Premier Threatens to Quit If Presidential Bid Fails

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Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, who’s running third in opinion polls before this weekend’s presidential election, said he would step down if he doesn’t advance to the second round later this month.

As populist politicians are jostle for greater influence across the European Union before parliamentary elections this month, the candidates for Lithuanian head of state are promising to improve living standards in a country with the second-worst inequality in the bloc.