refugee crisis

Europe must temporarily close borders to migrants, says Grybauskaitė

Europe must, at least temporarily, close its doors to economic migrants according to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė , because it is clear to her...

Lithuania pledges €5.2m to Turkey under EU refugee deal

As part of the European Union 's attempt to help solve the migrant and refugee crisis , Lithuania plans to provide Turkey , which has pledged to accept...

Will the Baltic States become the next migrant gateway? (2)

After the European Union cut off migrant routes via Libya to Italy and agreed with Turkey to stem migrant flows across the Aegean to Greece , the...

Lithuanian border guards prepare for potential flow of refugees through Russia

As the European Union blocks the flow of illegal immigrants from Libya to Italy and negotiates similar agreements in Turkey and Greece, some fear that...

Schengen zone hanging by a thread, Grybauskaitė warns

Failure to protect the EU's external borders poses an existential threat to its Schengen free travel area, according to Lithuanian President Dalia...