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Anglų rašinys. Lithuania is an independent democratic parliamentary unitary republic. By the Lithuania Constitution the government of the nation is entrusted to three separate authorities the Executive, the Legislative, and the Judicial. The executive power is given to the President, who holds his office for a term of five years. A presidential candidate must be at least 40 years old and has to have Lithuanian nationality for at least 3 years. The president job‘s includes suggesting laws to the Parliament and vetoing laws. The President is also Commander-in-Chief of the Armed forces. The President directs the foreign policy of Lithuania and meets foreign heads of states for talks. In the capital Vilnius is the Presidential Palace. The legislative power in Lithuania is given to Seimas. The Seimas is a one-chamber parliament which deliberates on and enacts amendments to the Constitution. The Seimas is composed of 141 members elected for a four-year term by citizens voting. The leader of the Parliament is Prime minister. There are 14 departments of the government – the ministers. The Prime Minister and minsters of departments make up the Cabinet. In Lithuania are 7 parties in Seimas, two of them are major parties Social Democratic Party and Homeland Union.