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On Wednesday, 17 August, Lithuanian border guards prevented 33 migrants from entering the country illegally from Belarus.
Migrantų stovyklą Medininkuose
Migrantų stovyklą Medininkuose
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On Wednesday, 14 migrants attempted to cross illegally from Belarus to Latvia. Whereas Polish border guards stopped 42 illegal migrants at the border with Belarus on Tuesday.

According to the State Border Guard Service (VSAT), 4,278 illegal migrants were not allowed to access Lithuania from Belarus so far this year, while the figure stood at 8,106 in 2021.

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