Saulius Skvernelis
European Union

Lithuanian interior minister says EU’s return policy should be more ambitious

On Thursday Lithuania’s Interior Minister Saulius Skvernelis is attending the European Union‘s (EU) Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg. Responding to a recent refugee crisis, ministers of the EU member states will negotiate on external border control and on the future of return policies as well as on the implementation of the decision to relocate 40,000 migrants from Italy and Greece. […]

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Lithuania’s Linkevičius hopes German border controls won’t trigger Schengen collapse

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius expressed hope that the border control introduced by Germany would not trigger “chain reactions” that would destroy the Schengen zone. […]

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Lithuanian parliament tightens residence requirements for foreigners

The Seimas of Lithuania on Thursday passed a bill, tightening requirements for foreigners who want to reside in Lithuania. […]