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EU pledges to step up efforts to help Lithuania stem migration from Belarus

… crossing illegally into Lithuania, which Brussels and Vilnius blame on … Lukashenko regime.” Yet for Lithuania, it is increasingly a … — have offered help to Lithuania, and the EU agencies … the border with Belarus, Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė  …

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EU to aid Lithuania as migrants pour in from Belarus

VILNIUS – European Union officials … election challenger fled to Lithuania. Lithuania';s border guard … the service Rustamas Liubajevas. Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte expressed … kilometers (25 miles) outside Vilnius, was converted into one of …

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Lithuania to offer money to migrants who want to return home

Lithuanian border guards and migration officials will offer some money to irregular migrants who want to return home, in a bid to speed up their readmission, the country's top migration official said on Monday.

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Less than a tenth of companies motivate employees with life insurance

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Migrants crisis: unrest starts at Rudninku training ground

After the heavy rain on Monday night, illegal migrants that are placed at Rudninkų training ground started unrest.

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Foreign Minister wants EU sanctions on all those involved in migrant smuggling

As the rate of irregular migration from Belarus to Lithuania is not slowing down, the European Union has to impose sanctions on all participants in this process, Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said on Monday.

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Iraq launches more flight to Belarus amid migration crisis in Lithuania

In addition to the current flights from Bagdad to Minsk, three more cities will have direct connections with Belarus. Li...

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Inbound tourism stagnates as Lithuanians resume trips abroad

Tourism companies say easing quarantine conditions, active vaccination against the coronavirus and harmonised travel req...

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EU to aid Lithuania as migrants pour in from Belarus

… miles) south from Vilnius, Lithuania, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Lithuania has struggled with … the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania. The coronavirus pandemic has upended … /APShow MoreShow Less 6of6 VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European Union officials on …

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EU to aid Lithuania amid swelling migrant flows from Belarus

… 6:51 a.m. VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European Union … Irbil and Sulaymaniyah. Lithuania has accused Belarusian authorities … challenger fled to Lithuania. The Lithuanian state border guard … service Rustamas Liubajevas. Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte …

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Lithuania may ask EU countries to relocate migrants – PM

Lithuania may ask other EU countries to accommodate some of the migrants who have been crossing into the country from Be...

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EU's commissioner in Vilnius: we must show there's no free access to EU territory

We must show that there's no free access to the territory of the European Union, European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson says, having arrived in Vilnius to assess the ongoing migration crisis.

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‘Hybrid attack’: Belarus sends Iraqi and African migrants streaming across Lithuania’s border

… legitimate case. Protesters wearing traditional Lithuanian outfits attend an anti-migrant … of the government palace in Vilnius, Lithuania.Credit:APHowever, reports have surfaced … turned politician, has asylum in Lithuania. Credit:GettyThe United States, …

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Reconstruction of Palanga Airport: main works to begin in September

The European Commission (EC) has approved a public support measure for Palanga Airport in Lithuania under EU State aid rules. Investment aid amounting to €10.25 million is planned for the modernisation of the airport’s infrastructure: reconstruction of the runway, taxiway, southern and northern aircraft aprons, and refurbishment of engineering systems.

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Slovak humanitarian aid reached Lithuania

In order to help fight illegal migration, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the Republic of Lithuania Ladislav Babčan has (2.8.) handed over today the humanitarian aid in total value of over 85 thousand euros.

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