Lithuania President Grybauskaite to run for second term

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 03, 2014 5:11 AM

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania's incumbent President Dalia Grybauskaite, 57, said on Monday she would run for a second five-year term in an upcoming election in May.

The latest opinion polls showed the former European budget commissioner, who became the Baltic state's first female president in 2009, was a clear favorite to stay in the top job as her country seeks to join euro zone in 2015.

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(Reporting by Andrius Sytas, writing by Nerijus Adomaitis, editing by Terje Solsvik)