Another 10 refugees from Eritrea arrive in Lithuania under EU program

  • 2017-07-21
  • LETA/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Another ten refugees from Eritrea have arrived in Lithuania under the European Union's (EU) program, the Migration Department said on Friday.

According to the press release, the citizens of Eritrea were relocated to Lithuania from refugee camps in Italy.

By now, Lithuania has received 410 persons from camps in Italy, Greece and Turkey. The majority of them have already left the country.

Lithuanian officials recently agreed with Italy to allow Lithuanian authorities interview refugees in Italy as part of security procedures.