Lithuania grants asylum to Afghani refugee who worked as translator for Lithuanian Army

  • 2016-04-05
An Afghan man, Basir Yousofy, who has previously worked as a translator for Lithuanian troops in Afghanistan's Ghor Province, has been granted asylum in Lithuania after sending out a plea for help via social media. He will be flown to Lithuania by April 10, 2016. "We have checked the necessary information, and Basir has done a lot of good things for Lithuania,” Deputy Interior Minister Elvinas Jankevicius told InfoTV on the night of Monday April 4. “I do believe that he faces danger, [and] he will be issued with a...
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