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On Monday, 8 August, Lithuanian border guards did not allow 69 migrants to enter Lithuania illegally from Belarus.
69 migrants tried to access Lithuania illegally from Belarus
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Thirty illegal migrants tried to cross from Belarus to Latvia on Monday, whereas Polish border guards stopped 22 migrants from illegally crossing from Belarus to Poland on Sunday.

According to the State Border Guard Service (VSAT), Lithuanian border guards prevented 3,483 illegal border crossing attempts from Belarus so far this year and 8,106 in 2021.

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