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Mandatory refugee quotas would run counter to legal practice, Lithuanian foreign minister says

Mandatory refugee quotas for EU member states would run counter to legal practice, therefore, such decisions should be made on a voluntary basis, Lithuanian...

Lithuanian foreign minister says burden-sharing of refugees in EU must be voluntary

At the EU General Affairs Council meeting on 19 May in Brussels, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius discussed progress in...

Lithuania's Linkevičius to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting on emerging threats

Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius is leaving for Brussels on Monday to attend a meeting of the European Union 's (EU) Foreign Affairs...

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...

President Grybauskaitė: Most important EU issues will be discussed in Aachen

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is going to Aachen, Germany, on Wednesday to attend the Charlemagne Prize award ceremony. She is invited to take...

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