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...

EU Commissioner Andriukaitis compares refugee crisis to post-WWII Lithuanian exodus (1)

Lithuania-delegated EU Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis says, in comment on Brussels' proposal for European countries to share the refugee burden, that...