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2022 12 23
During Moldova's Minister of the Interior visit: common challenges and Lithuania's good practice

Lithuanian and Moldovan Ministers of the Interior Agnė Bilotaitė and Ana Revenco met in Vilnius to discuss cooperation in the field of home affairs, the security situation in the region, the strengthening of border security, as well as preparations for a possible second wave of refugees from Ukraine.

2022 12 05
Combating Trafficking in Human Beings. What has been accomplished in 10 years

Minister of the Interior Agnė Bilotaitė opened the international conference "10 Years of Combating Trafficking in Human Beings - Achievements and Challenges", organised by the Ministry of the Interior in cooperation with Arūnas Valinskas, member of the Human Rights Committee of the Lithuanian Seimas.

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2022 10 13
Copenhagen Forum focuses on a united EU migration and asylum policy

Vice-Minister of the Interior Arnoldas Abramavičius participated in the German-Nordic-Baltic 2022 forum, where he discussed the need for a unified migration and asylum policy in the EU.

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2022 10 11
Vice-Minister A. Abramavičius discusses migration and border protection issues in Vienna

Vice-Minister of the Interior Arnoldas Abramavičius attended an international conference in Vienna to discuss the Belarusian regime's continued attempts to escalate illegal migration, as well as the European Commission's new migration legislation.

2022 10 03
Vice-Minister Abramavičius discusses migration and border protection issues with a representative from the European Commission

In Brussels, Vice-Minister of the Interior Arnoldas Abramavičius met with Monique Pariat, Director General of the European Commission's Migration and Home Affairs, to discuss the tightened visa regime for Russian citizens, the Belarusian regime's continued attempts to escalate ...

2022 09 19
Russian citizens travelling to the European Union via Lithuania will be subject to stricter controls

Starting Monday from the 19th of September, Russian citizens entering Lithuania through the EU's external border will be subject to stricter controls.

2022 06 27
Minister Bilotaitė: protection of human rights has always been a priority for Lithuania

The Ministry of the Interior, having read the Amnesty International report, notes that, despite open cooperation in providing information for the report, it tends to reflect the views and testimonies of only one side. 

2022 02 24
Ministry of the Interior: Ukrainian refugee reception procedure

The Lithuanian authorities are ready to provide the necessary assistance to Ukrainian citizens fleeing the war caused by Russia. According to Minister of the Interior Agnė Bilotaitė, Lithuania is currently preparing to receive from several thousand to tens of thousands of war refugees from Ukraine.

2022 02 24
Lithuania allocates 1.8 mln Euro worth aid to Ukraine

In response to Ukraine’s request for urgent help, the Government of Lithuania has approved two aid packages to Ukraine. Their total value amounts to 1.8 million euros.

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2022 02 22
Minister A. Bilotaitė suggests EU Ministers meet in Ukraine

Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania Agnė Bilotaitė together with Ministers of the European Union, Schengen, and Western Balkan countries on 21-22 February (in Austria) attended the conference on the return of irregular migrants. Ukraine is also on the agenda, with discussions on the impact of a possible military conflict between Russia and Ukraine on ...

2022 01 03
Almost 100 Irregular Migrants Left Lithuania for Iraq

On 2 January, 98 Iraqi citizens left Lithuania for Iraq on a charter flight, volunteering to return to their homeland. This is the first charter flight from Lithuania to return people who crossed the Lithuanian border illegally to their country of origin because they have not been granted asylum.

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