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Al Jazeera English - EU official becomes new Lithuania president

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EU official becomes new Lithuania president

The European Union's budget chief has won a resounding election victory for Lithuania's presidency, claiming 69 per cent of the ballots, official results showed. With more than 99 per cent of votes counted on Monday, electoral commission results showed Dalia Grybauskaite had secured a landslide victory, with Social Democrat Algirdas Butkevicius, a distant second with under 12 per cent of the vote. Grybauskaite declared victory on being elected the Baltic nation's first female president as early results came in on Sunday.

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