European Affairs Committee

Gediminas Kirkilas becomes an officer of the French Legion of Honour

On Thursday evening, the French Ambassador to Lithuania, Mr. Philippe Jeantaud, bestowed the French Legion of Honour on former prime minister and deputy...

Lithuania to oppose EU mandatory migrant quota system (1)

The parliamentary European Affairs Committee on Friday gave a green light to the plan to receive 1,105 refugees in Lithuania over the next two years....

Lithuanian government okays resettlement of 1,105 refugees (1)

Lithuania's government on Thursday gave a green light to resettling 1,105 refugees from countries like Syria, Iraq and Eritrea, under a plan proposed by...

Opinion: Refugees, Germany and we (1)

The current rush of refugees is arguably the greatest challenge for the European Union throughout its history. One should hope that the crisis can be...

Lithuanian PM wants parliament debates on hosting refugees

The issue of refugees to be received by Lithuania should be discussed by the Political Council of the ruling coalition and presented at the parliament,...