asylum

Lithuanian leadership sceptical about EC's refugee relocation proposal

Accepting refugees is not the only way to contribute to the resolution of the existing refugee crisis, and the allocated quotas are still an issue "on...

European Commission suggests that Lithuania accept 207 refugees (3)

The European Commission has suggested moving 207 refugees to Lithuania as part of the resolution of the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean Sea, the...

Lithuania granted asylum to 75 foreigners in 2014

The 27 European Union (EU) Member States for which data are available granted protection status to 185,000 asylum seekers in 2014, up by almost 50...

Lithuania pauses decisions on granting asylum for Ukrainians

Lithuania has suspended the decisions on granting asylums to Ukrainian citizens, Lietuvos Žinios daily said on Wednesday.

440 people asked for asylum in Lithuania in 2014

The number of asylum applicants in Lithuanian last year stood at 440, a 10 percent increase from 2013 with 400 applications. The applicants in Lithuania in...

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