refugee crisis

Prime minister says no discussions on closing Lithuanian borders

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius says that Lithuania currently is not considering the option to close its borders due to the refugee crisis.

Vilnius rally urges Lithuanians to welcome refugees (2)

A campaign to support refugees was held in central Vilnius on Saturday afternoon, urging ordinary residents to contribute to the resettlement of refugees...

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....

Lithuania's Grybauskaitė: Solidarity in refugee crisis can't be 'coercive mechanism' (5)

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the country agrees with Brussels' recommendation on distribution of refugees , saying that future...

Lithuanian parliament opens autumn session

The Seimas of Lithuania on Thursday opened its autumn session and President Dalia Grybauskaitė called on lawmakers to stick to fiscal discipline and look...