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Lithuanian president signs controversial migrant bill into law

  • 2021-07-21
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda signed a package of amendments restricting irregular migrants' rights into law on Wednesday, his office said.   At the same time, the president noted that asylum seekers' rights "must not...

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